Ceftolozane-tazobactam therapy for multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in patients with hematologic malignancies and hematopoietic-cell transplant recipients.

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Ceftolozane-tazobactam therapy for multidrug-resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections in patients with hematologic malignancies and hematopoietic-cell transplant recipients.

Infection. 2018 Jun;46(3):431-434

Authors: Hakki M, Lewis JS

Abstract
Multidrug-resistant (MDR) Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection causes significant mortality among patients with hematologic malignancies and hematopoietic-cell transplant recipients. Ceftolozane-tazobactam (C-T) is a novel therapeutic option for MDR-P. aeruginosa infections but clinical experience in these patients is limited. We report favorable clinical outcomes and lack of limiting toxicities using C-T monotherapy to treat invasive MDR-P. aeruginosa infections in these patient populations.

PMID: 29460229 [PubMed - in process]

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