chloramphenicol


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  • noun

Synonyms for chloramphenicol

an oral antibiotic (trade name Chloromycetin) used to treat serious infections (especially typhoid fever)

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Typhimurium isolates received during the outbreak period by pulsed-field gel electrophoresis (PFGE) and for chloramphenicol resistance by using disk diffusion.
For instances where chloramphenicol is contraindicated, or for patients with a preference for twice-daily dosage, (34) fusidic acid is a viable alternative with comparable efficacy.
coli isolates showed an increasing resistance trend to 11 antimicrobial agents (ampicillin, sulfonamide, tetracycline, cephalothin, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, streptomycin, chloramphenicol, cefoxitin, gentamicin, amoxicillin/clavulanic acid, and kanamycin), and human E.
Chloramphenicol, piperacillin-tazobactam, ertapenem and amoxicillin-clavulanate demonstrated the highest activity against these isolates, while 11% and 18% demonstrated resistance to metronidazole and clindamycin, respectively.
Typhi isolates to ampicillin and co-trimoxazole was similar to that reported in Nagpur (14), whereas chloramphenicol sensitivity was comparatively higher in our study.
As the patient belonged to the pediatric age group, Chloramphenicol was used instead of Doxycycline, to avoid staining of teeth in later life to which he responded in 48 h.
The main objective of this work is to study the effects of chloramphenicol and a mixture of penicillin/streptomycin on the bacterial concentrations in biofilms of the diatom Navicula incerta, which is widely used in abalone culture.
Each MPEDA laboratory is fully equipped to conduct analytical testing for steroids, stilbenes and banned substances such as Chloramphenicol, Nitrofuran metabolites, antibacterials including Tetracycline, Sulphadiazine, Organic-Chlorine pesticides and dyes in fish and fishery products.
QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS:Q i recently suffered from infective conjunctivitis, and my doctor prescribed me with chloramphenicol eye drops.
The honey, made by Natural Choice, comes in glass jars with a gold, screw-top lid, and has been found to contain chloramphenicol and sulphonamide residues.
Responding to a study Chloramphenicol treatment for acute infective conjunctivitis in children in primary care: a randomised double-blind placebo-controlled trial published online today by The Lancet, David Pruce, Director of Practice and Quality Improvement, the Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (RPSGB) said:
Ototoxicity of chloramphenicol ear drops with propylene glycol as solvent.
There has been less concern, internationally or nationally, over the potential public health risks associated with residues of growth promoters in meat products, although the discovery of chloramphenicol in Asian shrimp in 2002 resulted in a requirement that all shrimp be tested before sale in the EU (Delegation of the European Commission to Thailand 2002).
Indonesian shrimps are still believed to be free from contamination of chloramphenicol that exports to Japan and the European Union have continued unhampered.