Linezolid- and Vancomycin-Resistant Enterococcus Faecium Peritonitis and Bacteremia Successfully Treated With Daptomycin in an Immunocompromised Pediatric Patient With Hepatic and Renal Failure

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Abstract

A child with a history of liver transplantation was admitted with fever, ascites, bleeding esophageal varices, and decreasing renal function. After surgery, she developed peritonitis due to Escherichia coli and Enterococcus faecium (including vancomycin-resistant strains) and E. faecium bacteremia. She was successfully treated with 4 months of daptomycin with no adverse events.

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