Bicillin L-A 600,000 units/mL Shortage

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Kathleen Neves
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Bicillin L-A 600,000 units/mL Shortage

How are other organizations handling Bicillin L-A 600,000 units/mL shortage? We have the 1.2 mu and 2.4 mu syringes still available but treat a pediatric population that may need a partial dose. There are no markings on the syringe. How are nurses administering a partial dose? Are nurses transferring it to a different syringe or is pharmacy preparing it?