Pharmacokinetics applied to antimicrobials

Sebastian G. B. Amyes

in Antibacterial Chemotherapy

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ISBN: 9780199581368
Published online May 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199607549 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Infectious Diseases Library

Pharmacokinetics applied to antimicrobials

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• 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

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