Tigecycline treatment in an infant with extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia.

Abstract

The successful use of tigecycline in a 12-month old liver transplant recipient with extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia is presented. Tigecycline serum concentrations were monitored to help improve antibiotic efficacy and minimize side effects. A literature review identified 11 additional pediatric cases of A. baumannii infection… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.05.013

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@article{Zeng2017TigecyclineTI, title={Tigecycline treatment in an infant with extensively drug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii bacteremia.}, author={Jiawei Zeng and Lidan Zhang and Min Gao and Jingjing Wu and Haiyan Wu and Jie Chen and Xiao Chen and Wen Tang}, journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases}, year={2017}, volume={61}, pages={23-26} }