Empiric antibiotic treatment in sontaneous and iatrogenic spinal infections – five year period data of a spine department

Frank W. Floeth, Sven Eicker, Hans-Jakob Steiger & Jörg Herdmann
Objective: In the initial phase of empiric antibiotic treatment in spinal infections the knowledge of both the community and hospital specific bacterial pathogens and their antibiotic resistance status is essential. Method: Prospective evaluation of spinal infections admitted to a non-university [for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]