Inhaled colistin as monotherapy for multidrug-resistant gram (-) nosocomial pneumonia: A case series Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Anti-Bacterial Agents
  • Colistin
  • Cross Infection
  • Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
  • Pneumonia, Bacterial

abstract

  • The experience from this case series and other relevant recent reports suggest that treatment of pneumonia due to polymyxin-only susceptible gram-negative bacilli with inhaled colistin (without concurrent systemic administration) deserves further careful investigation.

publication date

  • May 2009

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.rmed.2008.11.018

PubMed ID

  • 19118994

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 707

end page

  • 13

volume

  • 103

number

  • 5