polymyxin B


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polymyxin B

n polimixina B
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Among phenotypic traits distinguishing the 2 biotypes, sensitivity to polymyxin B (50 U) is considered a reliable indicator and stable phenotype for biotyping.
Last-line polymyxin drugs such as polymyxin B and colistin have been used for 60-70 years without developing a significant resistance.
FDA approval of polymyxin B for injection, USP, an antibacterial drug, in 500,000 units per vial, latex-free glass vials.
Incidence of resistance to polymyxin B doubled from 2006 to 2008, Kessler reported October 30.
This indicates that the reuptake of the NAB compounds in the proximal tubuli of the kidneys is less intense than that of colistin and polymyxin B.
Physicians have turned to nontraditional agents, such as colistin and polymyxin B, which had lost favor in the antibiotic arsenal because of concerns about nephrotoxicity.
Results: The MICs of all bacterial isolates (including P aeruginosa) for neomycin and polymyxin B increased markedly in the 1999 to 2000 studies compared with the 1995 to 1996 studies.
aureus than tetracycline hydrochloride, erythromycin, streptomycin sulfate, polymyxin B sulfate or neomycin sulfate.
These isolates were resistant to all tested antimicrobial drugs, including polymyxin B and colistin, to which PDR isolates are normally susceptible.
The derivatives contain three positive charges only, while polymyxin B and colistin have five.
CHICAGO -- Amidst mounting concern about the rising tide of Gram-negative multidrug-resistant nosocomial infections, some infectious disease specialists have turned to an old and forgotten drug: polymyxin B.