9 Vancomycin - Induced Nephrotoxicity

Abstract

Nephrotoxicity associated with vancomycin administration has been a topic of debate for over five decades (Tables 1 & 2). Vancomycin is a glycopeptide antibiotic excreted by the kidney and has been used extensively, especially for methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and for many strains of pathogenic staphylococcus epidermis. The nephrotoxic… (More)

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@inproceedings{Lau20129V, title={9 Vancomycin - Induced Nephrotoxicity}, author={Kai Chung Lau}, year={2012} }