aztreonam


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Synonyms for aztreonam

an antibiotic (trade name Azactam) used against severe infections

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The isolates were susceptible to aztreonam, cefepime, ceftazidime, piperacillin/tazobactam, and carbapenems, but resistant to aminoglycosides according to the Vitek system (bioMerieux Inc.
All Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae isolates were screened for ESBL production by using indicator drugs Ceftazidime, Cefotaxime, Ceftriaxone and Aztreonam.
In order to know the susceptibility to carbapenems (imipenem and meropenem), ceftazidime and aztreonam as phenotypical indicator substrates of [beta]-lactamases, 30 strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (18 from animal clinical samples and 12 from non-chlorinated water) were analysed.
For MRSA infections, the clinical cure rate was nearly 87% among those on ceftaroline, compared with 82% of those on vancomycin plus aztreonam.
La concentracion minima inhibitoria para las cefalosporinas de tercera generacion y al aztreonam se determino por el metodo de dilucion en agar (11).
Usually, in antimicrobial susceptibility testing, the zone of inhibitions around the third and fourth generation cephalosporins and aztreonam is between 2-8 mm (susceptible = < 8 mm).
Some of these strains will show minimal inhibitory concentrations (MICs) above the normal susceptible population but below the standard breakpoints for certain extended-spectrum cephalosporins or aztreonam.
Ceftazidime versus aztreonam in the treatment of pseudomonal chronic suppurative otitis media in children.
Antibiograms for Salmonella and Shigella isolates were determined by the disk-diffusion method (13) on Mueller-Hinton agar, using 12 antibiotics: amikacin (30 [micro]g), ampicillin (10 [micro]g), aztreonam (30 [micro]g), cephalothin (30 [micro]g), chloramphenicol (30 [micro]g), ceftriaxone (30 [micro]g), erythromycin (15 [micro]g), gentamicin (10 [micro]g), nalidixic acid (30 [micro]g), streptomycin (10 [micro]g), tetracycline (30 [micro]g), and sulphamethoxazole-trimethoprim (25 [micro]g).
It was reported yesterday that the contract has been signed to develop and commercialise ATM-AVI, a fixed-dose antibiotic combining aztreonam and avibactam, to treat serious infections caused by metallo-[sz]-lactamase-producing Gram-negative pathogens.
Antimicrobial discs were used for determination of sensitivity by disc diffusion test were Imipenem (IPM)-10mcg, Meropenem (MRP)-10mcg, Aztreonam (AT)30mcg, Piperacillin/tazobactam (PIT)-100/10mcg, Ceftazidime (CAZ)-30mcg, Cefotaxime (CTX)30mcg, Polymyxin-B (PB)-300 units, Amikacin (AK)-30mcg, Gentamicin (GEN)-10mcg, Tobramycin (TOB)-10 mcg, Ciprofloxacin (CIP)-5 mcg and Levofloxacin (LE)-5 mcg.
Suggestive evidence of ESBL production was observed as synergy between amoxicillin/clavulanate and [greater than or equal to]1 of the following: cefotaxime, ceftazidime, aztreonam, and cefepime.
AmpC [beta]-lactamases are clinically important because they confer resistance to narrow, expanded and broad-spectrum cephalosporins, [beta]-lactam-[beta]-lactamase inhibitor combinations and aztreonam.
8) In addition, an unusual synergy was found between cefepime or aztreonam, and cefoxitin or imipenem on a double disk synergy test suggesting a VEB-type ESBL production according to Naas et al.