Linezolid-associated thrombocytopenia in children with renal impairment

Sara J. Jones, Kristen R. Nichols, Heather L. DeYoung, Elaine G. Cox, Chad A. Knoderer

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Abstract

Impaired renal function has been associated with an increased risk of thrombocytopenia in adults receiving linezolid. Findings from this retrospective cohort demonstrate an association between thrombocytopenia and lower creatinine clearance in children receiving linezolid.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)272-275
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society
Volume4
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2015

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Keywords

  • Children
  • Linezolid
  • Pediatric
  • Renal impairment
  • Thrombocytopenia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Infectious Diseases

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