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Table 1 Summary of multiple events

From: Multiresistant-MRSA tricuspid valve infective endocarditis with ancient osteomyelitis locus

Period Hospital Admission Cause Isolated pathogen Antibiotic therapy
June 2000 ICU Road Traffic accident - -
August 2000 – December 2000 Rehabilitation Unit Rehabilitation, Orthopaedic fixation, osteomyelitis left leg - Ciprofloxacin 500 mg/12 h/21 days
Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid 1 g/12 h/28 days
June 2002 Orthopaedic Unit Re-Orthopaedic fixation MRSA Minocycline 100 mg/12 h/14 days
Cotrimoxazole 480 mg./12 h/8 days
Teicoplanin 200 mg/24 h/8 days
September 2002 Orthopaedic Unit Spontaneous limb fracture – Orthopaedic fixation MRSA Teicoplanin 400 mg/24 h/8 days
Rifampicin 600 mg/12 h/10 days
February 2003 – May 2003 Rehabilitation Unit Rehabilitation - -
October 2003 Orthopaedic Unit Autotransplantation of corticospongiosa MRSA Ciprofloxacin 500/12 h/14 days
Teicoplanin 200 mg/24 h/8 days
June 2004 – August 2004 Internal Medicine Unit and Cardiac Surgery Unit Tricuspid valve endocarditis MRSA Cefixime 800 mg/2 days
Oxacillin 16 g/24 h/3 days + Gentamycin 240 mg/24 h/3 days
Teicoplanin 1200 mg/24 h/8 days + Cotrimoxazole 960 mg/24 h/8 days
Linezolid 600 mg/24 h/7 days
Vancomycin 3 g/24 h/12 days + Rifampicin 600 mg/24 h/12 days+ Cotrimoxazole 1440 mg/24 h/12 days
Quinupristin/dalfopristin 750 mg/8 h/36 days
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