Infectious Diseases

Why is Oral Vancomycin given for C. Difficile?

Why is oral (PO) Vancomycin given for C. Difficile? Why not IV? MECHANISM: Vancomycin is a large, hydrophilic molecule that…

6 years ago

Why can’t Daptomycin be used for Pneumonia?

Daptomycin (lipopeptide): typically used for VRE and MRSA, but has had poor efficacy in clinical trials for CAP. Proposed rationale:…

6 years ago

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