Microbiological efficacy and pharmacokinetics of prophylactic antibiotics in liver transplant patients.

@article{Arnow1992MicrobiologicalEA,
  title={Microbiological efficacy and pharmacokinetics of prophylactic antibiotics in liver transplant patients.},
  author={Paul M. Arnow and K M Furmaga and John P. Flaherty and Diane Marie St George},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={1992},
  volume={36 10},
  pages={2125-30}
}
The pharmacokinetics of perioperative systemic antibiotics and the microbiological effectiveness of oral nonabsorbable antibiotics started immediately prior to surgery were studied in 18 adult patients undergoing liver transplantation. All patients received cefotaxime, 2 g intravenously, at 6-h intervals during surgery and then at 8-h intervals thereafter… CONTINUE READING