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ce·faz·o·lin

 (sə-făz′ə-lĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C14H14N8O4S3, that is given intravenously in the form of its sodium salt.

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Translations

cefazolin

n cefazolina
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The patient received antibiotic cover with cephazolin, gentamicin, and metronidazole in addition to opioid analgesia.
The cyst was excised, and the patient was given postoperative antibiotics (fortified gentamycin and fortified cephazolin).
We used cephazolin and amikacin in all our patients and no complications developed in our patients.
Corneal scraping was performed and fortified antibiotic treatment was initiated hourly (cephazolin 50 mg/mL and vancomycin 50 mg/mL).
All patients received antibiotic prophylaxis (Cephazolin 2 g IV), and thromboemboli prophylaxis with low molecular weight heparin (Enoxaparin 6000 anti-Xa IU 60 mg) and intermittent pneumatic compression stockings and were operated in the semi-lithotomy position.
Two grams of Cephazolin given 30-60 minutes prior to initial incision, or three grams if the patient is over 120kg is the current recommendation.
AMP, ampicillin; SAM, ampicillin/sulbactam; ATM, aztreonam; IPM, imipenem; MEM, meropenem; CTT, cefotetan; CZO, cephazolin; CXM, cefuroxime; CRO, ceftriaxone; CAZ, ceftazidime; FEP, cefepime; CSL, cefoperazone/sulbactam; CIP, ciprofloxacin; LEV, levofloxacin; SXT, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole; AMK, amikacin; GEN, gentamicin; TOB, tobramycin; TZP, piperacillin/tazobactam.