Revista argentina de microbiología
versión On-line ISSN 1851-7617
BERBERIAN, G. et al. Linezolid for the treatment of newborns infected with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium. Rev. argent. microbiol. [online]. 2009, vol.41, n.1, pp. 34-38. ISSN 1851-7617.
Five patients hospitalized in the neonatal unit between 2002 and 2007, infected with vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium treated with linezolid are presented in this study. This antibiotic showed good clinical efficacy and safety, since no adverse events occured in this group of patients.
Palabras clave : Linezolid; Newborns; Vancomycin-resistant enterococci.