cephalosporin

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Synonyms for cephalosporin

one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin)

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We used a flow cytometric technique to evaluate this patient's serum and demonstrated that a serum drawn at the time when hemolysis was evident reacted with cefotetan-treated red blood cells but not with normal red blood cells or red blood cells coated with cefazolin, a first-generation cephalosporin.
Cefalexin is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic but its chemical composition makes it effective in treatment of patients that show sensitivity to penicillin drugs.
3) minocycline A first-generation cephalosporin plus an 15 (18.
KEFLEX, immediate-release (cephalexin USP) capsules, is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic shown to be active against strains of both gram- positive and gram- negative aerobes in vitro and in clinical infections.
Keflex(R) (cephalexin, USP) is a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic shown to be active against strains of both gram-positive and gram-negative aerobes in vitro and in clinical infections.