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Vancomycin use in pediatric hematology-oncology patients.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10656357     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Across-sectional study was performed of pediatric hematology-oncology patients who received vancomycin; use was compared to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations for vancomycin use. Thirty-seven patients received 308 doses of vancomycin. AR patients initially received vancomycin as empirical therapy; 100% of this use was not consistent with the CDC recommendations.
H A Hopkins; R L Sinkowitz-Cochran; B A Rudin; H L Keyserling; W R Jarvis
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Infection control and hospital epidemiology : the official journal of the Society of Hospital Epidemiologists of America     Volume:  21     ISSN:  0899-823X     ISO Abbreviation:  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol     Publication Date:  2000 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-02-24     Completed Date:  2000-02-24     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8804099     Medline TA:  Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  48-50     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Hospital Infections Program, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Public Health Service, US Department of Health and Human Services, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Cross-Sectional Studies
Drug Utilization Review*
Guideline Adherence
Immunocompromised Host
Infection Control / standards
Oncology Service, Hospital / standards*
Practice Guidelines as Topic
Vancomycin / therapeutic use*
Vancomycin Resistance*
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