Colistin Induced Nephrotoxicity: Experience from a University Hospital


BAKIR EKİNCİ P., KURTARAN M., Kara E., Avcı H., DEMİRKAN S. K., METAN G.

Mediterranean Journal of Infection, Microbes and Antimicrobials, vol.10, no.53, 2021 (Scopus) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 53
  • 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
  • Lokman Hekim University Affiliated: No

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.