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Successful tigecycline lock therapy in a Lactobacillus rhamnosus catheter-related bloodstream infection.

Authors
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  • 1 SOD Malattie Infettive e Tropicali, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Careggi, Largo Brambilla 3, 50134, Florence, Italy. [email protected] , (Italy)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Infection
1439-0973
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Publication Date
Volume
40
Issue
3
Pages
331–334
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1007/s15010-011-0196-3
PMID: 22005933
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our results confirm ALT as a valid catheter-salvage strategy for the treatment of CRBSIs in clinically stable patients when catheter removal is not a feasible option, tigecycline appear to be a good option.

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