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  • Endocarditis caused by Enterococcus spp. resistant to vancomcyin, penicillin and aminoglycosides[2]
  • VRE infections including BSI, intra-abdominal infections, urinary tract infections, SSTI
  • Alternative therapy:
    • Instead of vancomycin for left-sided native valve endocarditis caused by MSSA[2]
    • S. aureus and Enterococcus spp. prosthetic joint infections
    • S. aureus and Enterococcus spp. native vertebral osteomyelitis[4]
  • Note: daptomycin should not be used for treatment of pneumonia

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Last updated: November 29, 2015

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TY - ELEC T1 - Daptomycin ID - 540155 A1 - Avdic,Edina,Pharm.D. AU - Pham,Paul,Pharm.D. Y1 - 2015/11/29/ BT - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540155/all/Daptomycin PB - The Johns Hopkins University DB - Pediatrics Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -