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Renal Dosing of Antibiotics: Are We Jumping the Gun?

Overview of attention for article published in Clinical Infectious Diseases, September 2018
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
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Title
Renal Dosing of Antibiotics: Are We Jumping the Gun?
Published in
Clinical Infectious Diseases, September 2018
DOI 10.1093/cid/ciy790
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Authors

Ryan L Crass, Keith A Rodvold, Bruce A Mueller, Manjunath P Pai

Abstract

Antibiotic renal dose adjustments are determined in subjects with stable chronic kidney disease and may not translate to patients in late phase trials and practice. Ceftolozane/tazobactam, ceftazidime/avibactam, and telavancin all carry precautionary statements for reduced clinical response in patients with baseline creatinine clearance 30 - 50 mL/min, potentially due to unnecessary dose reduction in the setting of acute kidney injury (AKI). In this review, we discuss the regulatory landscape for antibiotics eliminated by the kidney and highlight the importance of the first 48 hours of therapy. Using a clinical database, we identify AKI on admission in a substantial proportion of patients with pneumonia (27.1%), intra-abdominal (19.5%), urinary tract (20.0%), or skin and skin structure infections (9.7%) that resolved by 48 hours in 57.2% of cases. We suggest that deferred renal dose reduction of wide therapeutic index antibiotics could improve outcomes in patients with infectious diseases.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 6 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Other 3 50%
Professor > Associate Professor 1 17%
Researcher 1 17%
Unknown 1 17%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 4 67%
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutical Science 1 17%
Unknown 1 17%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 148. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 10 December 2018.
All research outputs
#81,319
of 12,272,318 outputs
Outputs from Clinical Infectious Diseases
#95
of 10,170 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#3,719
of 247,081 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Clinical Infectious Diseases
#5
of 252 outputs
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