Ceftriaxone is one of the most common antibiotics prescribed for hospitalized children in the United States. However, ceftriaxone is not dosed consistently. Sepsis/serious bacterial infection had high dosing variability. Dosing for central nervous system infection was frequently suboptimal. Future efforts should focus on optimizing and standardizing ceftriaxone dosing.
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society|
|State||Published - May 1 2021|
- antibiotic dosing
- inpatient antimicrobial stewardship
- therapeutic dosing
- weight-based dosing