Pediatric case of MRSA right-sided infective endocarditis with septic pulmonary embolism successfully treated by daptomycin in combination with gentamicin and rifampin
30 October 2012
06 February 2013
28 July 2015 (online)
We report a case of a 12 year old child with a ventricular septal defect (VSD) and right-sided MRSA endocarditis complicated by pulmonary septic emboli. The patients was treated successfully with daptomycin in combination with gentamicin and rifampin, followed by surgery to excise the vegetation and close the VSD.