[Correlation of pharmacokinetic parameters with serum vancomycin concentration in elderly patients with malignancies].

Abstract

Vancomycin (VCM) is a glycopeptide antibiotic that is generally used to treat methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Recently, it has been reported that VCM clearance (CL) is significantly higher in elderly patients and infants and children with malignancies, compared with those without malignancies. We have treated many patients with a variety… (More)

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