Am J Health Syst Pharm 2015 Jul;72(13):1114-8
Bryson Duhon, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, and Clinical Pharmacist, University Health System (UHS), San Antonio, TX. Steven Dallas, Ph.D., D(ABMM), MT(ASCP)SM, is Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHSC) at San Antonio, San Antonio, and Director, Microbiology Laboratory, UHS. Sadie T. Velasquez, M.D., is Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, UTHSC at San Antonio. Elizabeth Hand, Pharm.D., BCPS, is Clinical Pharmacist, UHS, and Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Pharmacotherapy, College of Pharmacy, University of Texas at Austin.
Purpose: This case report describes the treatment of a rare infection caused by Staphylococcus lugdunensis with cefazolin and rifampin.
Summary: A 48-year-old man with significant comorbidities was admitted to our institution with complaints of malaise, shortness of breath, and vague persistent pain. He was diagnosed with S. Read More