Are gentamicin and/or vancomycin associated with ototoxicity in the neonate? A retrospective audit.

@article{VellaBrincat2011AreGA,
  title={Are gentamicin and/or vancomycin associated with ototoxicity in the neonate? A retrospective audit.},
  author={Jane Winifred Ann Vella-Brincat and Evan James Begg and Barbara J Robertshawe and Adrienne M Lynn and Tracey L Borrie and Brian Alexander Darlow},
  journal={Neonatology},
  year={2011},
  volume={100 2},
  pages={186-93}
}
BACKGROUND Aminoglycoside-induced ototoxicity has been reported in neonates but its incidence is poorly defined, whereas vancomycin-induced ototoxicity has not been reported in neonates. OBJECTIVE To compare hearing test results in infants in a neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) who were or were not treated with extended interval gentamicin dosing and/or standard vancomycin dosing. METHOD A database of otoacoustic emissions (OAE), over a 5-year period of NICU admissions, was combined with… CONTINUE READING

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