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A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C22H22N6O7S2, that is given intravenously and is especially effective against some species of Pseudomonas.

[cef(a)- + t(hi)az(ole) + (am)id(e) + (ox)ime.]
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Noun1.ceftazidime - a parenteral cephalosporin (trade names Fortaz and Tazicef) used to treat moderate infections
cephalosporin, Mefoxin - one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity


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A disc containing 30[micro]g amoxicillin-clavulanate (Oxoid, England) was placed at the centre of the agar plate close to a 30[micro]g ceftazidime disc (30mm apart).
In eEDST, IPM disc synergy could identify 20 isolates; meropenem (MEM) disc synergy identified 18 while ceftazidime (CAZ) disc synergy could detect only 12 isolates as MBL producers.
2 mg/kg/day and with IV ceftazidime, amoxicillin/clavulanate, and metronidazole.
Both biotypes were resistant to ceftazidime and susceptible to imipenem.
These included ceftazidime, ciprofloxacin, levofloxacin, imipenem, trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole, amikacin, gentamicin, chloramphenicol, cefepime, and piperacillin-tazobactam.
make special note of drugs related to the antibiotic cephalosporin -- including cefotaxime, cefoxitin, ceftizoxime, ceftriaxone, cefotetan and ceftazidime.
Susceptible strains were defined as having a ceftriaxone MIC [less than or equal to]1 mg/L, ceftazidime MIC [less than or equal to] 4 mg/L, azithromycin MIC [less than or equal to]16 mg/L, and imipenem MIC [less than or equal to] 2 mg/L.
The antibacterial, synergy effects and primary mechanism of action of galangin and ceftazidime against S.
The disks containing the following antibiotics ([micro]g) were used (Beckton Dickinson): cefoxitin (30), cefepime (30), ceftazidime (30), cefotaxime (30), ertapenem (10), imipenem (10), amikacin (30), gentamicin (10), ciprofloxacin (5) and chloramphenicol (30).
Overall, ceftazidime, meropenem, amikacin, and cefepime were the most effective antibiotics, especially against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, in which resistance rates ranged from 3% to 5%.
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