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Efficacy and safety of polymyxins for the treatment of Acinectobacter baumannii infection: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Authors
  • Liu, Qianqian
  • Li, Wenzhang
  • Feng, Yulin
  • Tao, Chuanmin
Type
Published Article
Journal
PLoS ONE
Publisher
Public Library of Science
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2014
Volume
9
Issue
6
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0098091
PMID: 24911658
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our results suggest that polymyxins may be as safe and as efficacious as standard antibiotics for the treatment of A. baumannii infection. There is no strong evidence that combination regimen of polymyxins is superior to monotherapy regimen.

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