ceftriaxone


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a parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Rocephin) used for severe infection of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract

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Ceftriaxone, a painful intramuscular injection, is the current front-line treatment for gonorrhea, however resistance has already been reported in Europe and Australia and experts are concerned that we may quickly run out of treatment options altogether.
Therefore, we hereby provide a simple study for a clinically effective drug in treatment of typhoid fever (Uncomplicated): comparing oral Azithromycin with intravenous Ceftriaxone.
We examined all DNA extracts for mosaic penA alleles in 2 steps: 1) screening of all types of mosaic penA alleles (7,34); and 2) detection of the specific mosaic penA alleles that caused high-level resistance to ceftriaxone in the strains H041 (penA-37.001; 7) and F89 (penA-42.001; 6).
The ceftriaxone and other biochemical compounds--+GSH, NADH, 1,1',3,3-tetramethoxy propane were procured from sigma --Aldrich chemicals Pvt.
gonorrhoeae were subjected to antimicrobial susceptibility testing by modified Kirby Bauer disk diffusion method against eight antimicrobial drugs including azithromycin and ceftriaxone.
The investigators studied single 2--and 3-gram doses of zoliflodacin in comparison with 500 mg of intramuscular ceftriaxone in 181 patients with uncomplicated urogenital gonorrhea enrolled in the open-label, randomized, phase 2 study between November 2014 and December 2015.
In turn, CDC recommends that gonorrhea be treated with both ceftriaxone and azithromycin, which was specifically added in to delay the development of resistance to ceftriaxone.
Inappropriate treatment most often consisted of ceftriaxone (250 mg) alone (5.9%), ceftriaxone with doxycycline (4.4%), azithromycin only (3.1%), ceftriaxone with azithromycin of other or unknown dosages (2.1%), or doxycycline only (1.2%).
A cluster of gonorrhea cases from the state of Hawaii has been identified as the first in the United States to show decreased susceptibility to ceftriaxone and azithromycin, the two most commonly prescribed drugs used to treat the infection.
The American Heart Association adult infective endocarditis guidelines currently recommend a combination of ampicillin plus ceftriaxone for HLAR Enterococcus infections, as evidence of synergy with this combination continues to grow [1].
The antimicrobial agents tested were third-generation cephalosporin: ceftriaxone (30 [micro]g) and ceftazidime (CAZ) (30 [micro]g).
(6-8) And treatment with ceftriaxone may be a major driver of ceftriaxone resistance.
Ceftriaxone (CTRX), a widely used third-generation cephalosporin, has a broad spectrum and a long half-life of 6 to 9 hours [1].