Imipenem/cilastatin: general experience in a community hospital.


Imipenem/cilastatin is a new carbapenem antibiotic with broad spectrum antimicrobial activity. Forty two patients with infections of various types, including skin and soft tissue, respiratory tract, bone and joint, and urinary tract, were treated with this antibiotic in an open noncomparative study. Clinical responses to therapy were excellent and failures… (More)


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