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ABLC

Amphotericin B lipid complex

ABM

Acute bacterial meningitis

AUC

Area under the curve

CAP

Community-acquired pneumonia

CDI

Clostridium difficile infection

CLSI

Clinical Laboratory Standards Institute

CNS

Central nervous system

CRBSI

Catheter-related bloodstream infections

CSF

Cerebrospinal fluid

EUCAST

European Committee on Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing

HAP

Hospital-acquired pneumonia

IAI

Intra-abdomnial infections

IBW

Ideal body weight

IE

Infective endocarditis

LAMB

Liposomal amphotericin B

MIC

Minimum inhibitory concentration

MRSA

Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus

MSSA

Methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus

PCN

Penicillin

PD

Pharmacodynamic

PK

Pharmacokinetic

SSTI

Skin and soft tissue infections

TBW

Total body weight

UTIs

Urinary tract infections

VRE

Vancomycin-resistant enterococcus

WBC

White blood cell

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Table 2.1.1 General Approach to Infectious Diseases
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Table 2.1.2 Dosing Regimens for Commonly Selected Intravenous Antimicrobials

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