Episode 76 – Ceftobiprole for S. aureus Bacteremia and PEN-FAST

Welcome back Rounds Table Listeners!

We are back today with our Classic Rapid Fire Podcast!

This week, Drs. John Fralick and Justin Boyle discuss two recent papers exploring the role of ceftobiprole in the treatment of complicated S. aureus bacteremia and the use of the PEN-FAST Score in the point-of-care risk assessment of penicillin allergy. Two papers, here we go!

  1. Ceftobiprole for Treatment of Complicated Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia (0:00 – 11:16).

  2. Efficacy of a Clinical Decision Rule to Enable Direct Oral Challenge in Patients With Low-Risk Penicillin Allergy: The PALACE Randomized Clinical Trial (11:16 – 19:38).

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