Aerosolized colistin for the treatment of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii pneumonia: experience in a tertiary care hospital in northern Taiwan.

@article{Lin2010AerosolizedCF,
  title={Aerosolized colistin for the treatment of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii pneumonia: experience in a tertiary care hospital in northern Taiwan.},
  author={Cheng-Chih Lin and Te-Chu Liu and Chen-Feng Kuo and Chang-pan Liu and Chun-Ming Lee},
  journal={Journal of microbiology, immunology, and infection = Wei mian yu gan ran za zhi},
  year={2010},
  volume={43 4},
  pages={323-31}
}
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) due to multidrug-resistant (MDR) Acinetobacter baumannii in critically ill patients presents an emerging challenge to clinicians. Administration of aerosolized colistin as an adjunctive therapy is one therapeutic option mentioned in limited evidence-based studies. This study aimed to evaluate the… CONTINUE READING