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Table 3 Characteristics of patients from ICU infected with CoNS displaying reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides.

From: Characterization of coagulase-negative staphylococcal isolates from blood with reduced susceptibility to glycopeptides and therapeutic options

Patient Age Diagnosis on admission Therapy on day of blood cultures CR-BSI Catheter removal Treatment Micro-biological eradication
8 59 Pseudomonas aeruginosa pneumonia piperacillin/tazobactam + claritromicin + teicoplanin yes yes linezolid yes
9 83 Abscess of psoas piperacillin/tazobactam + metronidazole + teicoplanin ? no none ?
10 53 Post neurosurgery cerebral abscess meropenem + teicoplanin yes yes linezolid yes
11 59 MDR P. aeruginosa pneumonia meropenem ? no linezolid yes
12 85 Acinetobacter baumannii pneumonia colimicin yes yes linezolid yes
13 66 Sepsis from infected flebitis in multiple trauma patient fluconazole yes yes linezolid yes
  1. CR BSI = catheter related blood stream infection; ? = not confirmed