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Vancomycin induced infusion syndrome

BMJ 2021; 374 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.n1788 (Published 04 August 2021) Cite this as: BMJ 2021;374:n1788
  1. Venkatakrishnan Ramakumar, senior resident,
  2. Balaji Arvind, assistant professor
  1. Department of Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Center, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
  1. Correspondence to: B Arvind drbarvind{at}gmail.com

This is vancomycin induced infusion syndrome on the back of a man in his 20s (fig 1).

Fig 1

Vancomycin infusion (500 mg/h) was given to treat Streptococcus viridans infective endocarditis, but 30 minutes after initiation the …

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