Evaluation of target attainment of vancomycin area under the curve in children with methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus bacteremia

  • Hahn A
  • Frenck R
  • Allen-Staat M
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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Vancomycin is often required to treat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in children. Treatment failure occurs in up to 50% of adults and is associated with a 24-hour area under the curve/minimum inhibitory concentration (AUC24h/MIC)

Author-supplied keywords

  • AUC
  • Bacteremia
  • MRSA
  • Pediatric
  • Vancomycin

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