cephalosporin

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Synonyms for cephalosporin

one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin)

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Furthermore, patients received a single dose of a first-generation cephalosporin half an hour before the surgery.
After failure of empiric treatment with cefalonium, a first-generation cephalosporin, the 2 cows were successfully treated with neomycin/spiramycin.
You can treat those orally with a first-generation cephalosporin, like cephalexin.
Levy prescribes prophylaxis with one dose of a first-generation cephalosporin. Every patient also wears intermittent compression hose to prevent deep vein thrombosis.
Over the 3-year period, the drug most commonly confused with others was Cefazolin, a first-generation cephalosporin antibiotic.
We used a flow cytometric technique to evaluate this patient's serum and demonstrated that a serum drawn at the time when hemolysis was evident reacted with cefotetan-treated red blood cells but not with normal red blood cells or red blood cells coated with cefazolin, a first-generation cephalosporin. This antibody was detectable at a titer of 1:10 000 using flow cytometry.
Other drugs (clindamycin, clarithromycin, a first-generation cephalosporin or azithromycin) should be used only if the child is allergic to penicillin-type drugs.
Because no differences have been shown amongst first-, second-, and third-generation cephalosporins in eradication, use of a first-generation cephalosporin is recommended" (Dr.
He had been febrile since May 25 and did not respond to antimicrobial drug treatment using cefamezin, a first-generation cephalosporin. On examination, he had a necrotic eschar on his right ankle, a maculopapular rash on his palms and soles (online Appendix Figure 1, available at http://www.cdc.