chloramphenicol


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Synonyms for chloramphenicol

an oral antibiotic (trade name Chloromycetin) used to treat serious infections (especially typhoid fever)

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The inhibition zone diameters obtained for penicillin G ([less than or equal to] 19mm), vancomycin ([less than or equal to] 14mm), tetracycline ([less than or equal to] 14mm), chloramphenicol ([less than or equal to] 13mm) and erythromycin ([less than or equal to] 13mm) were determined according to the breakpoints proposed for Lactobacillus sp.
8 Antimicrobial susceptibility for 9 antimicrobial agents - ampicillin, chloramphenicol, TMP/SMX, cefixime, ceftriaxone, nalidixic acid, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin and levofloxacin -was performed.
Multidrug resistant (MDR) strains (resistant to chloramphenicol, ampicillin and co-trimoxazole) of Salmonella enterica have emerged worldwide in the last two decades.
We show that bacteria expressing the resistance factor chloramphenicol (Cm) acetyltransferase (CAT) can potently deactivate Cm in their immediate environment.
Susceptibility to routinely used antimicrobial agents like linezolid (30ug), minocycline (30ug), rifampicin (5ug), fusidic acid (10ug), chloramphenicol (30ug), clindamycin (2ug), tetracycline (30ug), ciprofloxacin (5ug), cotrimoxazole (25ug), gentamicin (10ug) and erythromycin (15ug) (Oxoid) was checked for all the isolated MRSA strains using modified Kirby-Bauer disc diffusion technique as per CLSI 2013 guidelines.
All uterine bacterial pathogens were sensitive to Gentamicin, Ceftriaxone and Cefuroxime (100%), followed by Tetracycline and Chloramphenicol (92.
14 Chloramphenicol is routinely used for the management of vancomycin-resistant enterococci (VRE) infections at some institutes.
Conclusion: The sensitivit y of salmonella species was ver y low to the f irst line agents such as amoxicillin chloramphenicol and co-trimaxazole.
13) Another study, comparing chloramphenicol to placebo in children with acute infective conjunctivitis, also found no statistically significant difference in cure rate between each group after seven days.
coli isolates, the rate of resistance was significantly higher in cattle isolates than in pig isolates for chloramphenicol (p = 0.
The mainstay of treatment for uncomplicated CSOM is twofold: meticulous aural toilet and instillation of a topical antibiotics are presented in Table 3; it is evident that sensitivity to gentamicin and ciprofloxacin is clearly better than to chloramphenicol.
In this study we investigated the existence of synergistic antibacterial effect between coriander (Coriandrum sativum L) essential oil and six different antibacterial drugs (cefoperazone, chloramphenicol, ciprofloxacin, gentamicin, tetracycline and piperacillin).
Specimens from patients with suspected mixed aerobic/anaerobic infections were submitted in anaerobic transport media to the microbiology laboratory, where microscopy, culture and susceptibility testing to amoxicillin-clavulanate, clindamycin, metronidazole, benzylpenicillin, ertapenem, cefoxitin, ceftriaxone, chloramphenicol and piperacillin-tazobactam were performed.
6 Chloramphenicol resistance became established globally in the S.
Antibiotics used in this study were ampicillin (A), chloramphenicol (C), cotrimoxazole (Co), gentamicin (G), amikacin (Ak), ciprofloxacin (Cf), cephotaxime (Ce) and ceftriaxone (Ci), supplied by Hi-Media Laboratories, Mumbai.