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What is the best treatment for osteomyelitis which origin is a bacterial infection in the upper leg (bacteroides)?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
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Treatment for osteomyelitis is well documented, we start patient on special antibiotic and before that we take a sample and send to the lab to find what the best antibiotic we should use for microbe.

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Treatment for osteomyelitis is well documented, we start patient on special antibiotic and before that we take a sample and send to the lab to find what the best antibiotic we should use for microbe.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

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Bacteroides sp. Would be a very unusual cause of osteomyelitis of the femur unless it is part of a poly microbial infection.
The treatment of osteomyelitis involves prolonged intravenous then oral antibiotics often combined with surgical debridement of infected revitalized bone. Bacteroides sp is treated with flagyl, ertapenem, unassuming and others.

In brief: See below

Bacteroides sp. Would be a very unusual cause of osteomyelitis of the femur unless it is part of a poly microbial infection.
The treatment of osteomyelitis involves prolonged intravenous then oral antibiotics often combined with surgical debridement of infected revitalized bone. Bacteroides sp is treated with flagyl, ertapenem, unassuming and others.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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