Once versus thrice daily intra-muscular gentamicin in children with systemic infections
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Aminoglycosides are commonly used worldwide in the treatment of severe bacterial infections especially aerobic gram-negative infections. Due to its low cost, gentamicin is commonly used in developing countries. In the paediatric medical wards at Harare Central Hospital (HCH), gentamicin was the fifth most commonly used antimicrobial agent in1992.