Should gentamicin trough levels be routinely obtained in term neonates?

@article{Ibrahim2016ShouldGT,
  title={Should gentamicin trough levels be routinely obtained in term neonates?},
  author={Jilani Ibrahim and Diana Maffei and Gladys M El-Chaar and S. M. Azharul Islam and S Ponnaiya and Akash Nayak and Warren N Rosenfeld and Nazeeh Hanna},
  journal={Journal of Perinatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={36},
  pages={962-965}
}
Objective:Gentamicin is a common antibiotic used to treat sepsis in neonates. We hypothesize that obtaining routine gentamicin trough levels may not be necessary in low-risk, term infants.Study Design:We performed a retrospective cohort study of term infants (n=346) treated with gentamicin in a single level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). The… CONTINUE READING