Grand Rounds - Jul 8, 2022
"75 Years of ID Myth: Oral Antibiotic Therapy for Osteomyelitis, Bacteremia and Endocarditis"

Speaker: Brad Spellberg, MD. Chief Medical Officer, LAC+USC Medical Center.




  1. Be familiar with the limited historical evidence leading to IV only therapy for osteomyelitis, bacteremia, and endocarditis.
  2. Be familiar with the modern evidence demonstrating oral antibiotic efficacy for these diseases.
  3. Understand reasonable patient selection criteria for oral transition.

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