ciprofloxacin


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an oral antibiotic (trade name Cipro) used against serious bacterial infections of the skin or respiratory tract or urinary tract or bones or joints

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gonorrhea and sequences in the gyrA gene of the bacteria associated with susceptibility or resistance to ciprofloxacin, a previously used front-line antibiotic treatment.
A study carried out at the University of Eastern Finland and published in Nucleic Acids Research investigated the effect of ciprofloxacin on mitochondria, the important cell organelles in our body that produce the energy for cellular function.
Such an approach is being taken by the British Association for Sexual Health and HIV, who announced revised treatment guidelines to recommend treating with ciprofloxacin if susceptibility results are available prior to treatment.
LeMaire, M.D., from the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and colleagues examined the effect of ciprofloxacin on AAD development in a mouse model.
Researchers developed a real-time reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction test for a mutation of codon 91 in the gyrase A (gyrA)gene in N.gonorrhoeae that reliably predicts resistance to ciprofloxacin.
pneumoniae SE191 were found susceptible to ciprofloxacin with MIC 0.06 and 0.5mg/L, respectively, based on EUCAST breakpoints issued in the year 2016.
Conclusion: An association of clindamycin and ciprofloxacin resistance with CA S.
(10) The use of ciprofloxacin 500 mg orally as an alternative to a 250 mg ceftriaxone injection for the treatment of Neisseria gonorrhoeae infections has been made possible by the development of a rapid genotypic assay for the determination of mutation at codon 91 of the gyrase A (gyrA) gene of Neisseria gonorrhoeae; a non-mutated (wild-type) gyrA genotype reliably predicts full susceptibility to ciprofloxacin.
Their efficacy and toxicity profiles resemble those of 0.3% ciprofloxacin but with greater ocular penetration (5,6).
CHICAGO -- An investigational antibiotic was just as effective as ciprofloxacin at curing travelers' diarrhea but was associated with a significantly lower rate of colonization with extended spectrum beta-lactam-resistant Escherichia coli, a phase III trial has determined.
Typhi globally (NARST), although all isolates remained sensitive to ciprofloxacin and ceftriaxone.
may be resistant to ampicillin and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole (TMP/SMX), azithromycin and ciprofloxacin are often prescribed to treat shigellosis.
The most widely used antibiotic regimen includes a quinolone, such as ciprofloxacin. Resistance to quinolone antibiotics is rising.
Objective: To compare the efficacy of topical Ciprofloxacin with Neomycin in the management of Chronic Supportive Otitis Media (CSOM).