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Gentamicin serum half-life: a comparison between pregnant and non-pregnant women.
  1. N. Lazebnik,
  2. S. Noy,
  3. R. Lazebnik,
  4. Y. Hezroni,
  5. I. Amoday,
  6. A. Aviram

    Abstract

    The serum half-life of gentamicin following an intravenous dose was compared between 19 pregnant women (28-34 weeks of pregnancy) with premature rupture of the membranes and 17 non-pregnant women with pelvic inflammatory disease, the groups being age and weight matched. A significant reduction of gentamicin half-life was found in the pregnant group.

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