Beta-lactam continuous infusion therapy (BLACIT) compared to linezolid or vancomycin in the treatment of catheter-related Staphylococcus aureus blood-stream infections (CRBSI-SA) in hemodialysis patients – a retrospective analysis

T. Treutler, J. Beige, B.R. Ruf & T. Grünewald
Objective: Catheter-related Staphylococcus aureus blood stream infections (CRBSI-SA) are a common problem in patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD). Guideline-derived treatments using vancomycin poses several problems with regard to efficacy and toxicity. Continuous infusion of ß-lactam antimicrobial[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]