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Determination of Gentamicin Dosing in Neonatal Patients

2014-07-23 21:48:09 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The purpose of this study is to determine what dosage of gentamicin for use in one-time administration device (Uniject) is appropriate.

Description

This study aims to verify dosages of gentamicin for use in Uniject, chosen based on a consideration of gentamicin pharmacokinetics, safety, efficacy, target population body weight, cost, feasibility and acceptability.

Study Design

Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Dose Comparison, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Infection

Intervention

Gentamicin in Uniject Pre-filled syringe

Location

Dhaka Shishu Hospital
Dhaka
Bangladesh

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:48:09-0400

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