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Vancomycin AUC:MIC versus T>MIC

There is a significant amount of controversy regarding the most appropriate therapeutic goal for vancomycin therapy. The difference of opinion stems from the pharmacodynamic activity of vancomycin.


  • MIC (minimum inhibitory concentration) – The minimum concentration of antibiotic to inhibit the growth of an organism.
  • AUC (area under the curve) – The total exposure of an antibiotic to an organism Continue reading