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In vivo acquired daptomycin resistance during treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus endocarditis

International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases | 13 Apr 2013

L Dortet, N Anguel, N Fortineau, C Richard and P Nordmann
Abstract
This clinical case reports the emergence of a daptomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus isolate during daptomycin treatment in a patient with right-sided infective endocarditis who had never been treated with vancomycin.
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