Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2020 Jul 27:AAC.01268-20. doi: 10.1128/AAC.01268-20. Online ahead of print.
Among hospitalized adults who received vancomycin for their skin and skin structure infection (SSSI), patients who experienced acute kidney injury (AKI) had considerably higher 30-day readmission rates. Nearly half of the observed 30-day readmissions were due to non-SSSI-related reasons, consistent with the persistent organ dysfunction observed among patients with AKI.