Streptococcus pneumoniae pneumonia in mice: optimal amoxicillin dosing predicted from a pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic model.

Abstract

In an attempt to better understand the interaction of amoxicillin with Streptococcus pneumoniae in the lung, and to determine the parameters of therapeutic efficacy of the antimicrobial agent amoxicillin, we used a pharmacokinetic-pharmacodynamic model to describe the overall dose-effect relationship of amoxicillin against 12 strains of S. pneumoniae with… (More)

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