Higher doses of vancomycin linked to increased risk of kidney damage in children, shows study

Results of a small Johns Hopkins Children’s Center study show that hospitalized children given high-dose IV infusions of the antibiotic vancomycin to treat drug-resistant bacterial infections face an increased risk for kidney damage — an often reversible but sometimes serious complication.
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Higher doses of vancomycin linked to increased risk of kidney damage in children, shows study

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