Intravenous colistin (polymyxin E) has renewed interest as a last-line treatment against antimicrobial-resistant gram-negative bacterial infections, despite limited literature on pediatric prescribing practices. Point-prevalence surveys were used to obtain intravenous colistin prescribing data from 78 children and neonates, showing high variability, and 60.3% received doses below the Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency recommendations.
|The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal
|Early online date
|22 Jun 2020
|Early online date - 22 Jun 2020