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Leonardo CALZA ;Archivos Venezolanos de Farmacología y Terapéutica 2008, 27 (2)

Author: Roberto MANFREDI

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Archivos Venezolanos de Farmacología y Terapéutica ISSN: 0798-0264 mvelasco@reacciun.ve Sociedad Venezolana de Farmacología Clínica y Terapéutica Venezuela MANFREDI, Roberto; CALZA, Leonardo The recent evolution of therapeutic weapons against resistant Gram-positive microorganisms Archivos Venezolanos de Farmacología y Terapéutica, vol.
27, núm.
2, 2008, pp.
92-104 Sociedad Venezolana de Farmacología Clínica y Terapéutica Caracas, Venezuela Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=55911660002 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative The recent evolution of therapeutic weapons against resistant Gram-positive microorganisms Running head: Management of multiresistant Gram-positive pathogens Roberto MANFREDI, MD, Leonardo CALZA, MD Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, “Alma Mater Studiorum” University of Bologna, S.
Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy Conflicts of interest, funding, sponsorhip, acknowledgements: none to be declared Correspondence: Prof.
Roberto Manfredi Infectious Diseases, University of Bologna S.
Orsola Hospital, Via Massarenti, 11 I-40138 Bologna (Italy) Telephone: 39-051-6363355 Telefax: 39-051-343500 E-mail: Roberto.manfredi@unibo.it Aceptacion: 12-05-2008 Abstract Introduction Multiresistant Gram-positive cocci, including Staphylococcus aureus, the group of coagulase-negative staphylococci, Enterococcus faecalis and Enterococcus faecium, as well as Streptococcus pneumoniae and other streptococci, represent emerging pathogens.
This issue is especially concerning in the setting of immunocompromised, hospitalized patients, in particular when surgery, invasive procedures, or prosthetic implants are carried out, patients are ad...





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