ESPID Education. Antachopoulos C. May 10, 2012; 20826 Disclosure(s): Nothing to disclose
Dr. Charalampos Antachopoulos
Dr. Charalampos Antachopoulos

This content is available to ESPID members only

Click here for more information or if you are considering becoming an ESPID member.

Learning Objectives
Discussion Forum (0)
Rate & Comment (0)
-Understand the mechanisms of action, in vitro activity and important lessons learned from adult studies regarding the following agents currently used for treatment of infections caused by multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria: colistin, tigecyclin and fosfomycin

-Summarize pharmacokinetic, safety and efficacy data available for pediatric patients

-Identify gaps of knowledge and areas for future research in order to optimize use in pediatric population
The emergence of infections caused by multi-resistant Gram-negative bacteria over the last years has been associated with increased morbidity and mortality both in adult and pediatric patients. As these infections are often resistant to many classes of conventional antimicrobial agents (including the carbapenems and aminoglycosides) the remaining therapeutic options likely to be effective are limited. A number of antimicrobial compounds active against these bacteria have been lately introduced, such as tigecycline, whereas others, already known for decades, have been
Code of conduct/disclaimer available in General Terms & Conditions
Anonymous User Privacy Preferences

Strictly Necessary Cookies (Always Active)

MULTILEARNING platforms and tools hereinafter referred as “MLG SOFTWARE” are provided to you as pure educational platforms/services requiring cookies to operate. In the case of the MLG SOFTWARE, cookies are essential for the Platform to function properly for the provision of education. If these cookies are disabled, a large subset of the functionality provided by the Platform will either be unavailable or cease to work as expected. The MLG SOFTWARE do not capture non-essential activities such as menu items and listings you click on or pages viewed.

Performance Cookies

Performance cookies are used to analyse how visitors use a website in order to provide a better user experience.

Google Analytics is used for user behavior tracking/reporting. Google Analytics works in parallel and independently from MLG’s features. Google Analytics relies on cookies and these cookies can be used by Google to track users across different platforms/services.

Save Settings