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The Use of Vancomycin and Therapeutic Monitoring of Serum Vancomycin Concentrations in Children with Sepsis

  • At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: LAINE, Niina (The Children´s Hospital, Helsinki, Finland)
  • Co-author(s): Saxen, H. (The Children´s Hospital, Helsinki, Finland)
    Hoppu, K. (The Children´s Hospital, Helsinki, Finland)
  • Abstract:


    I. Background

    Vancomycin is a glycopeptide antibiotic used in infections caused by Gram positive bacteria. Due to the nephrotoxic (and possible ototoxic) adverse effects, therapeutic drug monitoring (TDM) of vancomycin serum concentrations is necessary during therapy. The rational of this routine concentration monitoring of vancomycin has however

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Last update 4 October 2019

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