Linezolid versus vancomycin for skin and soft tissue infections.

TitleLinezolid versus vancomycin for skin and soft tissue infections.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsYue J, Dong BR, Yang M, Chen X, Wu T, Liu GJ
JournalThe Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Volume7
PaginationCD008056
Date Published2013
Abstract

The morbidity and treatment costs associated with skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) are high. Linezolid and vancomycin are antibiotics that are commonly used in treating skin and soft-tissue infections, specifically those infections due to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

DOI10.1002/asia.201300600
Alternate JournalCochrane Database Syst Rev