Combination of Ceftriaxone and Ampicillin for the Treatment of Enterococcal Endocarditis.
1 University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
2 Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
3 Children's and Women's Health Centre of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada.
- Published Article
Annals of Pharmacotherapy
- Publication Date
Feb 01, 2017
The evidence to support the use of ampicillin and ceftriaxone for enterococcal endocarditis is not definitive. In the absence of compelling evidence, clinicians may consider ampicillin and ceftriaxone in patients with Enterococcus faecalis infection at high risk for nephrotoxicity or those with aminoglycoside-resistant pathogens.
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