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Otoacoustic emission screen results in critically ill neonates who received gentamicin in the first week of life.

Authors
  • Cooper, Aaron C
  • Commers, Amy R
  • Finkelstein, Marsha
  • Lipnik, Polina G
  • Tollefson, Lisa M
  • Wilcox, Roger A
  • Hoff, David S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Pharmacotherapy
Publication Date
Jul 01, 2011
Volume
31
Issue
7
Pages
649–657
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1592/phco.31.7.649
PMID: 21923451
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Neonates weighing more than 1500 g at birth and whose gentamicin C(max) exceeded 10 μg/ml were at an increased risk for OAE screen failure. Monitoring and maintaining gentamicin C(max) at or below 10 μg/ml may minimize hearing impairment; however, further studies are necessary.

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