Chapter

Pharmacokinetics applied to antimicrobials

Sebastian G. B. Amyes

in Antibacterial Chemotherapy

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199581368
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607549 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199581368.003.0003

Series: Oxford Infectious Diseases Library

Pharmacokinetics applied to antimicrobials

Show Summary Details

Preview

• The measurement of the antibiotic ’ s distribution in the host ’ s tissues. • The volume of distribution (Vd) and clearance of the antibiotic. • The importance of specific measurable parameters, such as maximum concentration. • Linking antibiotic dosing with clearance. • The influence of protein binding.

Chapter.  1399 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Medical Oncology

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.