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am·pi·cil·lin

 (ăm′pĭ-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum semisynthetic penicillin, C16H19N3O4S, that is used, often in the form of its sodium salt, to treat infections of the intestinal, urinary, and respiratory tracts.

ampicillin

(ˌæmpɪˈsɪlɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a semisynthetic penicillin used to treat various infections

am•pi•cil•lin

(ˌæm pəˈsɪl ɪn)

n.
a broad-spectrum semisynthetic penicillin, C16H19N3O4S, effective against certain susceptible Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria.
[1965–70; probably am(ino-benzyl)p(en)icillin, an alternate chemical name]
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Noun1.ampicillin - semisynthetic penicillin (trade names Principen and Polycillin and SK-Ampicillin)ampicillin - semisynthetic penicillin (trade names Principen and Polycillin and SK-Ampicillin)
penicillin - any of various antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds (or produced synthetically) and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases
Translations
ampicilin

am·pi·cil·lin

n. ampicilina, penicilina semisintética.

ampicillin

n ampicilina
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Another research of Karachi is also the evident of high rate of resistance in Shigella against Ampicillin and nalidixic Acid 55.
From our results, ampicillin and cephalosporins cannot be recommended for use as an empirical therapy in orthopedic infections.
In published reports, Leuconostoc infections are successfully treated by ampicillin, cefotaxime, carbapenem, clindamycin, erythromycin and recently by daptomycin (1,3,19).
Using Bayesian hierarchical models of resistance percentages and Salmonella incidence with data from the 2 surveillance systems, we estimated the incidence of culture confirmed infections caused by nontyphoidal Salmonella with resistance to ceftriaxone, nonsusceptibility to ciprofloxacin, and resistance to ampicillin and provide such estimates for major serotypes (20).
Last two decades enterococci have become as an important cause of nosocomial infections and strains of enterococci have been acquired with resistance to ampicillin (ampicillin-resistant enterococci [ARE]), high-level aminoglycoside and glycopeptides (vancomycin-resistant enterococci [VRE]) (Billstrom et al.
PARENTS' CLAIM: The ObGyn and hospital nurses failed to properly manage the mother's anaphylactic reaction to ampicillin.
Ocimum basilicum, Rosmarinus officinalis and Origanum vulgare extracts caused inhibition of the isolated ampicillin resistant organisms (Pseudomonas aeruginosa) but effect of Thymus vulgaris was more pronounced.
According to the company, the Ampicillin and Sulbactam for Injection USP, 1.
saprophyticus by the Phoenix nitrocefin test and the BD-BBL chromogenic cefinase disk test methods, and to correlate those results with Phoenix penicillin MIC and ampicillin 2 [micro]g DD.
In the present work, hydrophobic PU and hydrophilic ampicillin are mixed together in the same solvent and electrospun into a fibrous scaffold.