Association Between Vancomycin Trough Concentrations and Duration of Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Bacteremia in Children

Alice J. Hsu, Rana F. Hamdy, Yanjie Huang, Jared A. Olson, Shahira Ghobrial, Jeffrey S. Gerber, Adam L. Hersh, Pranita Tamma

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In a multicenter retrospective study, we sought to determine the optimal vancomycin trough concentration that would impact the duration of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia in children. We found that a median vancomycin trough concentration of <10 µg/mL within the first 72 hours may be associated with a longer duration of bacteremia compared to a median trough concentration of ≥10 µg/mL.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)338-341
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 3 2018


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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