Combination Therapy for MRSA and Enterococcal Infections

Presentation Notes

Speaker – Dr Michael Rybak. PharmD, MPH
Wayne State University

Objectives:

At the end of this lecture, the participant should be able to:

1. Understand the rationale for combination therapy to defeat the emergence of gram-positive resistance
2. Explain the mechanism behind the “see saw” effect between beta-lactams glycopeptides and lipopeptides
3. Appreciate the role of combination therapy followed by de-escalation in difficult to treat infections

Evaluation Form:

http://viha.fluidsurveys.com/surveys/terry-h/infection-grand-rounds-apr-30-14/

Category: Wednesday Noon Rounds

About the Presentation

Date: 2014-04-30

Presenter: Jim Hutchinson

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