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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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The b-lactam antibiotic including penicillins, cephalosporins, cephamycins, monocyclic lactams and other atypical class refers to a large class of antibiotics containing the b-lactam ring structure.
For allergy to gentamicin and cephalosporins, use azithromycin 2 g single-oral dose and send a test-of-cure in 1 week.
Cephalosporins derivates are semisynthetic products that derive from the fermentative product CPC.
Use of third generation cephalosporins is increasing especially in cases of multi-drug resistant Shigella infection in paediatric cases (where ciprofloxacin is used with caution due to the adverse effects) and in adults (when the organism is found resistant to fluoroquinolones).
Consequent to the emergence of multidrug resistance and resistance to quinolones, cephalosporins became the forefront for the treatment of typhoid.
Table-4 shows the Cephalosporins arranged in descending order which were used in 94 patients.
In 2012, seven isolates with combined decreased susceptibility to cephalosporins and resistance to azithromycin were identified (0.
Resistance to cephalosporins is the main cause of failure in the treatment of hospital acquired infections due to E.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global cephalosporin drugs market to grow at a CAGR of 3.
7-9) Our aim was to determine the frequency, risk factors, and the impact on clinical outcome of the presence of Enterobacteriaceae resistant to third-generation cephalosporins isolated in samples collected within the first 48 h of hospitalization of patients admitted to a university hospital.
Like penicillins, cephalosporins are bactericidal (kill bacteria) and disrupt the bacteria from building a strong cell wall.
This edition also includes new cefazolin interpretive criteria and recommendations for use as a surrogate test for uncomplicated UTIs to predict results for oral cephalosporins.
British meat and poultry organizations responded with a strongly-worded statement challenging the figures and pointing out that the industry no longer uses cephalosporins.
By 2007, the prevalence of QRNG was >5% among GISP isolates collected throughout the United States, prompting CDC to no longer recommend the use of fluoroquinolones for gonorrhea treatment (3) Spectinomycin, an alternative treatment, had not been available in the United States since 2006, so cephalosporins (such as cefixime and ceftriaxone) were the only remaining antimicrobials recommended for treatment of gonococcal infections.
Objectives: Currently fluoroquinolones and cephalosporins are at the forefront of typhoid treatment.