A retrospective analysis of possible renal toxicity associated with vancomycin in patients with health care-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia.

@article{Jeffres2007ARA,
  title={A retrospective analysis of possible renal toxicity associated with vancomycin in patients with health care-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia.},
  author={Meghan N Jeffres and Warren Isakow and Joshua A. Doherty and Scott T. Micek and Marin H Kollef},
  journal={Clinical therapeutics},
  year={2007},
  volume={29 6},
  pages={1107-15}
}
OBJECTIVE The goal of this investigation was to determine whether more aggressive vancomycin dosing is associated with greater risk for renal toxicity in patients with health care-associated pneumonia (HCAP) attributed to methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). METHODS This was a retrospective, single-center, observational cohort study. The following information was obtained for all study patients from automated hospital, microbiology, and pharmacy databases: age, sex, weight… CONTINUE READING
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