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Appropriate use of colistin in neonates, infants and children: Interim guidance

Vindana Chibabhai, Adrie Bekker, Marianne Black, Despina Demopoulos, Angela Dramowski, Nicolette M. du Plessis, Veshni Pillay-Fuentes Lorente, Trusha Nana, Helena Rabie, Gary Reubenson, Reenu Thomas
Southern African Journal of Infectious Diseases | Vol 38, No 1 | a555 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajid.v38i1.555 | © 2023 Vindana Chibabhai, Adrie Bekker, Marianne Black, Despina Demopoulos, Angela Dramowski, Nicolette M. du Plessis, Veshni Pillay-Fuentes Lorente, Trusha Nana, Helena Rabie, Gary Reubenson, Reenu Thomas | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 19 July 2023 | Published: 19 December 2023

About the author(s)

Vindana Chibabhai, Division of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; and Department of Microbiology, National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
Adrie Bekker, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Marianne Black, Division of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; and Department of Microbiology, Lancet Laboratories, Johannesburg, South Africa
Despina Demopoulos, Department of Paediatrics, Donald Gordon Medical Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa
Angela Dramowski, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Nicolette M. du Plessis, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa
Veshni Pillay-Fuentes Lorente, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Trusha Nana, Division of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; and Department of Microbiology, Lancet Laboratories, Johannesburg, South Africa
Helena Rabie, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa
Gary Reubenson, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Reenu Thomas, Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa; and Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Christ Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital, Johannesburg, South Africa

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Keywords

paediatrics; neonatology; microbiology; infectious diseases; colistin; polymyxin; carbapenem; extensively drug resistant; multidrug resistant; Gram-negative

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