Colistimethate (colistin) is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins ABX Guide.

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  • Enteritis (caused by E. coli)
  • External auditory canal infections (in combination with neomycin and hydrocortisone)
  • Mastoid infections (in combination with neomycin and hydrocortisone)
  • Shigella gastroenteritis
  • Acute or chronic infections due to sensitive strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Disease due to Gram-negative bacteria: Enterobacter aerogenes, E. coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae

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Last updated: November 25, 2013

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TY - ELEC T1 - Colistimethate (colistin) ID - 540140 A1 - Bartlett,John,M.D. AU - Pham,Paul,Pharm.D. Y1 - 2013/11/25/ BT - Johns Hopkins ABX Guide UR - https://peds.unboundmedicine.com/pedscentral/view/Johns_Hopkins_ABX_Guide/540140/all/Colistimethate__colistin_ PB - The Johns Hopkins University DB - Pediatrics Central DP - Unbound Medicine ER -