Rev Esp Quimioter 2019; 32(Suppl. 3):29-33

Possible clinical indications of ceftobiprole  


Ceftobiprole is a fifth-generation cephalosporin approved for the treatment of adult community-acquired pneumonia and non-ventilator associated hospital-acquired pneumonia. However, its microbiological and pharmacokinetic profile is very attractive as armamentarium for empirical monotherapy treatment in other infections too. Among these, the following scenarios could be considered complicated skin and soft tissue infections, moderate-severe diabetic foot infections without bone involvement, vascular-catheter-associated-bloodstream infections, and fever without apparent focus in the hospitalized patient without septic shock or profound immunosuppression.

Rev Esp Quimioter 2019; 32(Suppl. 3):29-33 [Full-text PDF]