Collaborative study for the establishment of the second international standard for vancomycin / by G. Rautmann, A. Daas
Rautmann, G, Daas, Arnold, World Health Organization. Biologicals Unit & WHO Expert Committee on Biological Standardization (2010 : Geneva, Switzerland). (2010). Collaborative study for the establishment of the second international standard for vancomycin / by G. Rautmann, A. Daas. Geneva : World Health Organization. http://www.who.int/iris/handle/10665/70587
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Askarian, M.; Assadian, O.; Safaee, GhR.; Golkar, A.; Namazi, S.; Movahed, M.R. (2007)We investigated adherence to the Hospital Infection Control Practice Advisory Committee [HICPAC] guidelines on vancomycin prescription in a large university-affiliated hospital in Shiraz. From August to December 2003, 200 hospitalized patients received vancomycin. For only 12 [6%] of these patients was vancomycin prescribed appropriately according to HICPAC guidelines. The main reasons why vancomycin use did not comply with HICPAC recommendations were: surgical prophylaxis in patients with negative cultures for resistant Gram-positive organisms, ...