Comparison of two gentamicin dosing schedules in very low birth weight infants.

@article{Rastogi2002ComparisonOT,
  title={Comparison of two gentamicin dosing schedules in very low birth weight infants.},
  author={A. K. Rastogi and Ghanshyam Agarwal and Suma Pyati and Rosita S. Pildes},
  journal={The Pediatric infectious disease journal},
  year={2002},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={234-40}
}
BACKGROUND Several dosing schedules for gentamicin have been recommended for very low birth weight infants during the early neonatal period. We conducted a prospective, randomized, controlled trial to compare efficacy and pharmacokinetics of two dosing schedules in preterm neonates. METHODS Fifty-eight very low birth weight infants (600 to 1500 g), prescribed gentamicin for treatment of suspected sepsis during the first week after birth, were randomized to receive either the new dosing… CONTINUE READING

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