Toxicity of polymyxins: a systematic review of the evidence from old and recent studies.Falagas, Matthew E.
Kasiakou, Sofia K.
Background: The increasing problem of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria causing severe infections and the shortage of new antibiotics to combat them has led to the re-evaluation of polymyxins. These antibiotics were discovered from different species of Bacillus polymyxa in 1947; only two of them, polymyxin B and E (colistin), hav... read more
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- Falagas, Matthew, and Sofia K. Kasiakou. "Toxicity of polymyxins: a systematic review of the evidence from old and recent studies." Critical Care 10, no. 6 (2, 2006): 1-13.