Short- and long-course levofloxacin plus rifampicin for prosthetic joint infection
Short- versus long-duration levofloxacin plus rifampicin for acute staphylococcal prosthetic joint infection managed with implant retention: a randomised clinical trialInt J Antimicrob Agents. 2016 Sep;48(3):310-6
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63 patients with a hip or knee prosthetic joint infection by either Staphylococcus aureus or coagulase-negative staphylococci were randomized to either 8 weeks of levofloxacin and rifampicin following debridement, or 3- and 6-months levofloxacin and rifampicin following debridement (3 months for hip infection and 6 months for knee infection). The purpose of this study was to compare infection cure...
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