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A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C18H18N8O7S3, that is given intravenously in the form of its sodium salt and used commonly to treat gonorrhea.

[cef(a)- + tri- + a(zine) + (o)x(o)- + -one.]
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Noun1.ceftriaxone - a parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Rocephin) used for severe infection of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract
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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Based on the researchers' analysis of the bacteria that infected the European woman, the new gonorrhoea strain was resistant to penicillin, ceftriaxone and ciprofloxacin.
Typliimuriuin strains A54285 (initial presentation) and A54560 (recurrence): both isolates were resistant to ampicillin, chloramphenicol, and cotrimoxazole, but A54560 exhibited additional resistance to ceftriaxone, ciprofloxacin, and tetracycline.
New Zealand sexual health treatment guidelines state that empiric treatment in New Zealand should be with 500 mg IM ceftriaxone plus 1 g azithromycin.
Clinical records of patients who were treated with ceftriaxone or amoxicillin-clavulanate for CAP, as diagnosed by the treating clinician, from January 2010 to January 2012 were selected and categorised according to the antibiotic selected.
Twelve percent of the women had Prevotella species in their endometrium that were resistant to both ceftriaxone and doxycycline, but not metronidazole.
commences production of the antibiotic Ceftriaxone.
But if the rats receive ceftriaxone, an antibiotic used to treat meningitis, GLT1 production increases during the withdrawal period and decreases cocaine craving.
As cefixime is losing its effectiveness as a treatment for gonorrhea infections, this change is a critical pre-emptive strike to preserve ceftriaxone, our last proven treatment option," said Kevin Fenton, MD, director of CDC's National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD and TB Prevention.
Therapy with ceftriaxone (Rocephin[R]) in children can lead to postrenal acute renal failure.
Now the agency recommends dual therapy: a 250-mg injection of ceftriaxone or a 400-mg dose of cefixeme, plus a 1-g dose of azithromycin or a 7-day course of doxycycline.
pneumoniae according to the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) to both penicillin and ceftriaxone.