piperacillin


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pi·per·a·cil·lin

 (pī-pĕr′ə-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic broad-spectrum penicillin, C23H27N5O7S, used in its sodium form often in combination with the beta-lactamase inhibitor tazobactam, and active against a variety of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria.

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Noun1.piperacillin - a synthetic type of penicillin antibiotic (trade name Pipracil) used for moderate to severe infections
penicillin - any of various antibiotics obtained from Penicillium molds (or produced synthetically) and used in the treatment of various infections and diseases
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9,10) The antibiotics highly effective against the Citrobacter isolates included Carbapenems and Piperacillin Tazobactam with the resistance of 10% and 20% respectively.
Pure piperacillin and tazobactam powders were included in this study to investigate whether this interaction is due to the chemical itself or related to manufacturing processes.
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Pseudomonas showed high sensitivity to meropenam, amikacin, piperacillin, tazobactum, and was highly resistant to ampicillin, gentamycin, cephalosporin and ciprofloxacin.
In vitro susceptibility testing with the AST-N032 Vitek 2 card (bioMerieux) showed that the organism was resistant to ampicillin, ticarcillin, piperacillin, and aminoglycosides.
Limited tenders are invited for Supply of sterile piperacillin sodium and tazobactum sodium sterile qty 500kgs
75[micro]g, Nitrofurantoin (nit) 300[micro]g, Norfolxacin (nx) 10[micro]g, Ofloxacin (of) 5[micro]g Gentamicin (gen) 10[micro]g, Amikacin (ak) 10[micro]g Ceftazidime (caz) 30[micro]g, Cftzdm+Clavulanic, Cefotaxime (ctx)30[micro]g/Ceftriaxone (ctr) 30[micro]g Piperacillin+ tazobactam (pit) 100[micro]g+10[micro]g Amoxycillin+Clavulanic acid(cac) 20[micro] g+ 10[micro]g, Meropenem (mrp)10[micro]g, Piperacillin (pi)/ Carbenicellin100[micro]g, Tobramycin 10[micro]g, Cefepime(cpm) 30[micro]g, Imepenem (imp)10[micro]g Polymyxin B (pol B) 300 units, Penicillin G (10units)/ Ampicillin (amp)10 [micro]g, Cefoxitin (cxt) 30[micro]g, Linezolid (lz) 30[micro]g, Teicoplanin (te) 30 [ig Vancomycin (van) 30[micro]g.
Contract notice: Supply of Piperacillin / Tazobactam IV 4g / 500mg.
Antibiotic susceptibility to newer antibiotics ([micro]g) like imipenem--cilastin (10/10), piperacillin (100), cefepime (30), imipenem (10 [micro]g), aztreonam (30 [micro]g) and beta-lactam beta lactamase inhibitor combinations such as amoxicillin-clavulanic acid (30/10), ampicillin-sulbactam (10/10), piperacillin-tazobactam (100/10) and ceftazidime-clavulanic acid (30/10) was performed by the NCCLS method.
Antimicrobial susceptibility testing by disc diffusion showed the organism to be resistant to colistin, ampicillin, cephalexin, gentamicin, and ciprofloxacin and susceptible to co-amoxiclav, tetracycline, cefotaxime, ceftriaxone, ceftazidime, piperacillin, and meropenem.
Pseudomonas aeruginosa strains were sensitive to Netilmycin in 50%, 60% to piperacillin + tazobactam, and 84% to Colistin.