Intravenous Colistin Use for Multidrug-Resistant Gram-Negative Infections in Pediatric Patients

Karaaslan A., Cagan E., KEPENEKLİ KADAYİFCİ E. , Atici S., Akkoc G., YAKUT N. , ...More

BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.33, no.6, pp.627-632, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/balkanmedj.2016.16210
  • Title of Journal : BALKAN MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.627-632
  • Keywords: Colistin, multidrug-resistant gram-negative infections, children, CRITICALLY-ILL PATIENTS, BACTERIAL-INFECTIONS, POLYMYXIN-B, METHANESULFONATE, NEPHROTOXICITY, EFFICACY


Background: The emergence of infections due to multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacilli (MDR-GNB) has led to the resurrection of colistin use. The data on colistin use and drug-related adverse effects in children are scarce.