MSSA

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Abstract Number: 863

A RARE COMPLICATION OF DAPTOMYCIN TREATMENT FOR DISSEMINATED MSSA INFECTION

Case Presentation: We present the case of a 70-year-old man who developed MSSA bacteremia after removal of a spinal stimulator. The bacteremia cleared with cefazolin treatment, but he developed an MSSA psoas abscess. He underwent [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:38:10+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on A RARE COMPLICATION OF DAPTOMYCIN TREATMENT FOR DISSEMINATED MSSA INFECTION

Abstract Number: 793

REPLACING HEROIN USE WITH BUPRENORPHINE AND A NEW HEART VALVE

Case Presentation: A 34-year-old man with history of injection (IV) heroin misuse, anxiety, and homelessness presents with dyspnea and pleuritic chest pain. He was recently hospitalized with Methicillin-Sensitive Staph Aureus (MSSA) tricuspid valve (TV) endocarditis [...]

By | 2019-03-11T14:36:08+00:00 March 11th, 2019|Adult, Clinical Vignettes, Hospital Medicine 2019|Comments Off on REPLACING HEROIN USE WITH BUPRENORPHINE AND A NEW HEART VALVE

HM2017 Abstract Number: 442

WHEN IS THE DUKE CRITERIA NOT ENOUGH?

Case Presentation: A 54 year-old-woman presented with one week of progressive fatigue, shortness of breath, and productive cough.  Physical exam revealed fever of 101.6⁰ F, poor oral dentition, bilateral pulmonary crackles and left lower quadrant [...]

By | 2017-04-20T16:32:05+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Adult, Clinical Vignette Abstracts|Comments Off on WHEN IS THE DUKE CRITERIA NOT ENOUGH?