Daptomycin-induced acute eosinophilic pneumonia: Analysis of the current data and illustrative case reports

Jason Phillips, Anthony P. Cardile, Thomas F. Patterson, James S. Lewis

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Acute eosinophilic pneumonia (AEP) is a rare but important complication of daptomycin therapy. We describe 2 cases of daptomycin-associated AEP, compile available data from another 22 published cases, and propose a revised set of diagnostic criteria.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)804-808
Number of pages5
JournalScandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Oct 1 2013



  • Acute eosinophilic pneumonia
  • Daptomycin

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Immunology and Microbiology(all)
  • Microbiology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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