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26.08.2020 | Brief Report | Ausgabe 2/2021

European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases 2/2021

Tedizolid: a service evaluation in a large UK teaching hospital

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European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases > Ausgabe 2/2021
Autoren:
Joshua A. York, Kate Adams, Lorraine Cullen, Joanne Delahay, Monica Ivan, Patrick J. Lillie, Laura MacLachlan, Gavin Barlow
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Abstract

Tedizolid is a new oxazolidinone antibiotic with little real-life data on use outside of skin and soft tissue infections. There is a paucity of safety evidence in courses greater than 6 days. Our centre uses tedizolid predominantly when linezolid-associated adverse events have occurred. This service evaluation describes our experience to date. We performed a retrospective service evaluation by reviewing case notes, prescription charts, and laboratory system results for each patient prescribed tedizolid at our hospital and recording patient demographics, clinical details, and outcomes. Sixty patients received tedizolid between May 2016 and November 2018. Most were treated for bone or joint infections and had stopped linezolid prior to tedizolid prescription. Mean length of tedizolid therapy was 27 days. Haematological adverse effects were infrequent. Most patients (72%) finished the course and their clinical condition improved during treatment (72%). Adverse events were common, but often not thought to be tedizolid related. Tedizolid appears to be safe in prolonged courses within this context. It may be suitable for longer-term antibiotic therapy within a complex oral and parenteral outpatient antibiotic therapy (COPAT) service. Patients who do not tolerate linezolid can be safely switched to tedizolid if appropriate.

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