TITLE

Detectable serum tobramycin concentrations in a patient with renal dysfunction receiving tobramycin by inhalation

AUTHOR(S)
Langley, Alissa; Cottingham, Lauren
PUB. DATE
August 2011
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/1/2011, Vol. 68 Issue 15, p1385
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
In the article the authors discuss the detection of serum tobramycin concentrations in patients with renal dysfunction being treated with aerosolized tobramycin. They highlight the case of a 74-year-old African-American man with chronic kidney disease and Pseudomonas aeruginosa positive sputum cultures, and mention that he was treated with hemodialysis previously. It is suggested that serum tobramycin levels be monitored in patients with diminished renal function receiving inhaled tobramycin.
ACCESSION #
63621547

 

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