Dynamic Duos: Dual Therapy for Gram Positive Infections

Austin Morrison, Pharm.D
Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Category: Antimicrobial Resistance Mechanisms, Antimicrobial Stewardship, Bacterial Infections, Hospital Infections, Pharmacotherapy

Dr. Austin Morrison, Infectious Diseases/Antimicrobiaql Stewardship pharmacist at Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, presents a lecture on the use of dual therapy in gram positive infections. Dr. Morrison begins by discussing dual therapy for Staphylococcus aureus infections, and then transitions to discuss similar therapy for Enterococcus faecalis. Dr. Morrison shares information on mechanisms of action, the rationale for dual beta lactams, and the use of daptomycin with beta-lactams.

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