Successful Use of High-dose Daptomycin in a Child With Staphylococcus aureus Endocarditis

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Abstract

We report the successful use of daptomycin in a child with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis with persistent bacteremia and clinical deterioration, despite treatment with vancomycin and rifampicin. She had acute kidney injury, requiring daptomycin dosage adjustment.

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