rifampin


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Synonyms for rifampin

an antibacterial drug (trade names Rifadin and Rimactane) used to treat tuberculosis

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Treatment of TBM consists of an intensive phase with 4 anti-TB drugs for 2 months (typically INH 800 mg/d, rifampin 450 mg/d, pyrazinamide 1000 mg/d, and ethambutol 800 mg/d) and a continuation phase with 2 drugs (INH and rifampin) for 7 to 10 additional months, resulting in a total treatment duration of 9 to 12 months.
3) Therapeutic failure and relapse develop in 8% and 16%, respectively, of patients with acute brucellosis receiving doxycycline plus rifampin for 45 days compared to 2% and 5.
We aimed to provide useful data for clinicians and policy makers evaluating implementation of Xpert in settings with a high burden of MDR TB in which rifampin resistance is a good indicator of MDR TB.
Rifapentine plus INH had the highest completion rate (88%), significantly exceeding rates for a 4-month course of daily rifampin (84%) and for 9 months of INH monotherapy (70%; P less than .
tuberculosis from sputum culture was susceptible to isoniazid, rifampin, ethambutol, and pyrazinamide, and treatment with the standard four-drug regimen was completed in September 2012.
9 percent of ordinary, actively replicating TB bacteria within three weeks, and in combination with isoniazid or rifampin, could kill 100 percent within that period.
The 4 quadrants include one agar quadrant without antimicrobial agents to detect mycobacterial growth, a second containing agar with isoniazid, a third containing agar with rifampin, and a fourth containing agar with ciprofloxacin.
WHO MDT for 1 year consisting of daily dapsone 100 mg and daily clofazimine 50 mg (unsupervised) and monthly supervised rifampin 600 mg and clofazimine 300 mg (supervised).
The infants were started on standard DOT with rifampin, isoniazid, ethambutol, and pyrazinamide.
Rifampin is able to reduce both humoral and cell-mediated immune responses7,8, and influence the secretion of interleukin (IL)-6, IL-10, tumor necrosis factor (TNF) and IgG by regulating a variety of cytokines and antibodies.
Studies of latent TB infection in a mouse model revealed that 2 months of treatment with a combination of rifampin and pyrazinamide (PZA) resulted in complete clearance of TB bacilli-a bacteriologic effect comparable to that achieved with 6 months INH in the same mouse model.
Rifampin is not recommended for MRSA skin infections.
The test identified 98% of all confirmed TB cases and 98% of cases resistant to rifampin.
Following a case confirmed antemortem at the HDZ, a 3-drug protocol of rifampin (15 mg/kg PO SID), ethambutol (15 mg/kg PO SID), and clarithromycin (10 mg/kg PO SID) was started on this bird in 2004 and extended to the entire flock in 2005.
The assay was nearly 100% accurate in detecting resistance to rifampin, isoniazid, and to multiple agents, according to the report in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine for April.