Bell, Allison M.; King, S. Travis; Barber, Katie E.; Adcock, Kim G.; Wagner, Jamie L.; Stover, Kayla R.
Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSIs) are some of the most commonly encountered infections worldwide. Hospitalizations as a result of ABSSSIs are associated with high mortality. This article discusses the role of oritavancin and dalbavancin, the two newest lipoglycopeptides, in the context of the other available I.V. infusion standard therapy options.