Colistin Induced Nephrotoxicity: Experience from a University Hospital


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Bakır Ekinci P., Kurtaran M., Kara E., Avcı H., Demirkan S. K. , Metan G.

Mediterranean Journal of Infection Microbes and Antimicrobials, vol.10, 2021 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.4274/mjima.galenos.2021.2021.53
  • Journal Name: Mediterranean Journal of Infection Microbes and Antimicrobials
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Keywords: Polymyxins, acute kidney injury, nephrotoxicity, risk factor, colistin dosage, ACUTE KIDNEY INJURY, INFECTIOUS-DISEASES SOCIETY, CRITICALLY-ILL PATIENTS, INTRAVENOUS COLISTIN, POLYMYXIN-B, CARE, COLISTIMETHATE, MULTICENTER
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Colistin has been widely used in the treatment of infections caused by multidrug-resistant bacteria. This study aimed to determine the frequency and risk factors of colistin-related nephrotoxicity.