Table 1.

Demographic data for the 57 febrile, severely neutropenic patients receiving amikacin o.d. or b.i.d.

GroupNo. of patientsWt (kg)Age (yr)No. of males/no. of femalesCLCR (ml/min)
Mean (range)Median (range)Mean (SD)Median (range)Mean (SD)Median (range)
o.d.2865.8 (13.0)64 (44–95)50.2 (16.8)51 (19–85)16/12104 (39)107 (25–213)
b.i.d.2968.1 (13.1)66 (49–106)51.3 (16.0)50 (18–74)19/1091 (36)101 (20–150)