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In spite of its recognition as an important human pathogen, there have been relatively few agents used in therapy.
This paper discusses each class of drugs used in treatment, along with their mechanism of action, in vitro and clinical efficacy, and side effects and contraindications.
Recommendations are made for the preferred treatment in different clinical situations. The remaining 2 were excluded because infective foci elsewhere were considered to be a probable explanation for the sustained bacteremia.
A total of 8 scientific papers describing 22 cases of suspected TIPS infection were found in the literature search.
One case from a series of 4 cases of enterococcal bacteremia was excluded because the patient had aortic valve endocarditis and it was considered impossible to definitively ascribe the patient's clinical course to a TIPS infection.
Therefore, 21 cases are included in this report, the details of which are summarized in table 1. Table 1 Summary of cases of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt TIPS infections from the present report PR and studies reported in the English-language literature.
Table 1 Open in new tab Download slide Summary of cases of transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic shunt TIPS infections from the present report PR and studies reported in the English-language literature.
Patient 1. She was a known heavy drinker of alcohol but was otherwise well. She recovered and was discharged while healthy, 4 weeks after presentation.
An abdominal CT scan revealed a right subphrenic collection, and 500 mL of sterile fluid was drained from it.
Ampicillin-sensitive Escherichia coli was isolated from blood culture.
The findings of transthoracic echocardiography and endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography were normal, and an abdominal Doppler ultrasound showed a patent TIPS stent with normal-direction blood flow.
However, despite receiving 18 continuous days of therapy with antibiotics to which the organism was susceptible, she remained febrile and unhealthy, and E.
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