PipTazo and Vanco. Renal Toxin or Victim of Circumstance

It all started when I saw this cross my Twitter time line

  1. I should have retweeted it or gave Centor a hat tip (h/t) but I didn't. (Do as I say not as I do.) I recrafted his tweet as so:
  2. Everyone had the same initial gut reaction. These patients are sicker and more prone to AKI. No cause and effect, just association.
  3. Better than a trip to the Hospital Library, our informal expert panel gathered the appropriate background material
  4. I wanted to find the answer to this. I have been seeing more vanco toxicity and I this abstract made me wonder if a second hit was responsible?
  5. I wasn't the only one seeing more vanco associated AKI
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