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Synonyms for antimicrobial

an agent (as heat or radiation or a chemical) that destroys microorganisms that might carry disease

capable of destroying or inhibiting the growth of disease-causing microorganisms


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Treatment of this class of pododermatitis involves debridement and appropriate antimicrobial therapy, as indicated by culture and susceptibility testing.
We successfully treated mycobacterial native tricuspid valve endocarditis with combination antimicrobial therapy and surgical debridement.
Of the full study population, 64 patients (32%) received all of their antimicrobial therapy in the POIC without hospitalization, and the mean duration in the POIC was 31 days, Dr.
The choice and duration of antimicrobial therapy for ABP are based on experience and expert opinion and are supported by many uncontrolled clinical studies.
On the other hand, infections such as endocarditis, osteitis, and septic arthritis, to name a few, still require extended duration of antimicrobial therapy.
Effectiveness of combination antimicrobial therapy for Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteremia.
His antimicrobial therapy was then arranged as meropenem and amikacin Repeated blood cultures on 10th and 13th postoperative days (first and third day of meropenem and amicasin therapy) also revealed P.
However, this goes beyond merely asking and answering questions, as the editors offer articles on applying the basic sciences to clinical medicine and antimicrobial therapy, all cases include comprehensive references and many cases include clinical photographs.
Only timely surgical drainage and aggressive intravenous antimicrobial therapy with agents that have appropriate spectrum and good penetration into the central nervous system can offer a favorable outcome.
1) Before the era of systemic antimicrobial therapy, skull base osteomyelitis was almost universally fatal.
Therefore, after thorough scaling and root planing local antimicrobial therapy should be used after a thorough re-evaluation, and only if a possibility to reduce the need for periodontal surgery exists.
DENVER -- Twenty-eight days of intravenous ceftriaxone isn't a reasonable answer to the chronic fatigue and cognitive dysfunction that trouble a minority of patients after standard antimicrobial therapy for Lyme disease, Dr.
Immunosuppressive therapy was being used in 31 of the patients, 31 had been on antimicrobial therapy within 30 days of diagnosis of infection, and pneumococcal vaccine had been given to 11 eligible patients.
Parenteral antimicrobial therapy may also administered by these programmable infusion devices.
Margaret Lynn Smiley, medical adviser for the department of antimicrobial therapy at Burroughs Wellcome Co.
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