oxacillin


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ox·a·cil·lin

 (ŏk′sə-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic penicillin, C19H19N3O5S, that is resistant to penicillinase, used in the form of its sodium salt primarily to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococcus bacteria.

oxacillin

(ˌɒksəˈsɪlɪn)
n
(Medicine) an antibiotic drug containing penicillin
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Noun1.oxacillin - a form of penicillin resistant to penicillinase and effective against penicillin-resistant staphylococci
penicillinase-resistant antibiotic - a form of penicillin that is not rendered inactive by penicillinase
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aureus for oxacillin four-fold, and MICs of erythromycin, tetracycline and EtBr two-fold.
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Presumptive positive colonies (pink colonies) were subcultured onto oxacillin (6 mg/L) plates and incubated at 37[degrees]C for 24 hours.
All combinations with erythromycin were indifferent, whilst variability was observed for clindamycin and oxacillin combinations.
Fresh garlic extract taken from Marynaj in Hamadan, 8 meters plate, Muller Hinton Agar and Moler Hinton Broth the 10 centimeters glass tube, the Wathman 42 filter paper, the 5cc and 10cc syringe, the acerate sampler, the blank disk, disks containing Oxacillin
total (%) Staphylococcus Pseudomonas Antimicrobial drug aureus, n = 19 aeruginosa, n = 10 Amikacin 1/11 (9) Ampicillin Amoxicillin/clavulanic acid Cefotaxime Ceftriaxone Ceftazidime 3/9 (33) Cefepime Cefixime Ciprofloxacin 7/17(41) 5/8 (62) Colistin NA Trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole 3/14(21) Gentamicin 10/18(55) 4/9 (44) Piperacillin/tazobactam 2/9 (22) Imipenem 0/9 Penicillin 9/10(90) Oxacillin 7/17(41) Clindamycin 9/17(52) Rifampin 6/15(40) Fusidic acid 10/15(66) No.
However, the susceptibility profiles were different, with one isolate susceptible to the [beta]-lactam antibiotics but the second isolate was resistant to penicillin, oxacillin and cefoxitin.
Our studies demonstrate that low doses of oxacillin combined with this known to be safe food extract create a safe treatment solution for the serious MRSA health problem facing the world.
However, this bug may become resistant to certain antibiotics called beta- lactams, which include methicillin, oxacillin, penicillin and amoxicillin, among others.
All isolates were resistant to the antimicrobial agents cefazolin (CZ), cefotaxime (CTX), cephalothin (CF), doxycycline (D), nalidixic Acid (NA), and oxacillin (OX).
are susceptible to penicillin, and many resistant strains remain susceptible to penicillinase-stable penicillins such as oxacillin and methicillin.
The antibiotics used included tetracycline (30 [micro]g), oxacillin (1 fig), cloxacillin (5 [micro]g), cephalexin (30 [micro]g), vancomycin (30 [micro]g), erythromycin (15 [micro]g), gentamycin (10 [micro]g), and neomycin (30 [micro]g).