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Infect Chemother. 2011 Aug;43(4):322-338. Korean. In Vitro.
Kim BN .
Department of Internal Medicine, Inje University College of Medicine, Busan, Korea.

Orthopedic infections, especially implant-associated infections, are difficult to treat. Long-term oral antibiotic, along with appropriate surgery, is often needed to eradicate infections. The question still remains which antibiotic regimen is best in this setting because of a paucity of large comparative clinical trials. I reviewed in vitro and in vivo studies evaluating the effectiveness of various oral antibiotic regimens of monotherapy or combination therapy for orthopedic infections caused by methicillin-resistant staphylococci.

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