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Global survey of polymyxin use: A call for international guidelines.

Abstract:

Polymyxins (polymyxin B and colistin) are older bactericidal antibiotics that are increasingly used to treat infections caused by multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacteria. However, dosing and clinical use of these drugs vary widely. This survey was undertaken to reveal how polymyxins are used worldwide. Data were collected through a structured online questionnaire consisting of 24 questions regarding colistin usage patterns and indications as well as colistin dosage for adult patients...

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10.1016/j.jgar.2013.03.012

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Wertheim, H More by this author
Van Nguyen, K More by this author
Gelband, H More by this author
Laxminarayan, R More by this author
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Journal:
Journal of global antimicrobial resistance
Volume:
1
Issue:
3
Pages:
131-134
Publication date:
2013-09-05
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EISSN:
2213-7173
ISSN:
2213-7165
URN:
uuid:8119c38a-ed84-47bd-ad39-00001c3aae7f
Source identifiers:
426141
Local pid:
pubs:426141
Language:
English
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