TABLE 1.

Demographic and clinical data of the enrolled patientsa

Patient no.GenderAge (yr)Body wt (ideal body wt) (kg)Dose (MU)Serum creatinine concn (mg/dl)Creatinine clearance (ml/min)Serum albumin concn (g/dl)Apache II scoreDiagnosisReason for colistin administration
1F5270 (65)90.8842.017Breast cancerVAP
2Μ69100 (75)91.3572.915PHVAP
3Μ71110 (75)90.8903.217COPDVAP
4F6665 (65)90.6942.912Breast cancerVAP
5Μ7990 (75)90.8792.718Colon cancerSepsis
6F62110 (70)90.7922.110Wound infectionSepsis
7Μ4685 (75)91.0982.013TraumaVAP
8F6765 (65)91.0662.45Heat strokeVAP
9Μ7090 (75)61.8412.120Wound infectionSepsis
10F7085 (65)90.7774.112EpilepsyVAP
11F4970 (60)90.61264.112ICHVAP
12Μ4080 (75)91.2872.49PneumoniaBacteremia
13Μ7080 (70)91.3522.515MVRBacteremia
14M4975 (70)90.71263.212Pancreatic cancerSepsis
15M7475 (75)90.9772.59CVABacteremia
16M8385 (85)90.8842.512Parkinson's diseaseBacteremia
17M4870 (70)90.81122.86Multiple sclerosisVAP
18M8075 (70)61.4422.817EncephalopathyVAP
  • a F, female; M, male; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CVA, cerebrovascular accident; ICH, intracranial hemorrhage; MVR, mitral valve regurgitation; PH, pulmonary hypertension; VAP, ventilator-associated pneumonia.