co-trimoxazole

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co-trimoxazole

(ˌkəʊtrɪˈmɒksəzəʊl)
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(Pharmacology) an antibiotic consisting of a mixture of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole (a sulfa drug): used esp to treat infections of the urinary tract and lungs (as in AIDS)
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Then antibiotic discs like ampicillin, chloramphenicol, cotrimoxazole, nalidixic acid, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, ceftriaxone, piperacillin/ tazobactam and azithromycin are placed which was incubated for 24 hours at 37[degrees]C.
9] Antibiotic susceptibility was determined against Ampicillin (10 [micro]g), Chloramphenicol (30 [micro]g), CoTrimoxazole (Trimethoprim/Sulphamethoxazole; 25 [micro]g (1.
For Gram-negative bacilli ampicillin, cefixime, ceftriaxone, cotrimoxazole, ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, gentamicin, amikacin, amoxicillin-clavulanic acid, cefoperazone-sulbactam, piperacillin-tazobactam, and Imipenem were used.
The isolate was sensitive to all drugs tested, except for cotrimoxazole, which tested resistant.
What condition may be precipitated by HAART and/or cotrimoxazole therapy of HIV infection?
For both patients, a cervical, chest, abdominal, and pelvic computed tomographic scan showed no other foci of infection, and a 14-day regimen of intravenous ceftazidime therapy was administered, followed by oral treatment with cotrimoxazole for 6 months (5).
Meanwhile blood culture revealed the growth of multidrug resistant (ampicillin, cotrimoxazole, chloramphenicol) Salmonella Typhi which was also resistant to ciprofloxacin, azithromycin, aztreonam, gentamicin and ceftriaxone, was an ESBL producer and sensitive only to meropenem.
Susceptibility of all isolates was tested using the discs of oxacillin 1 gg for screening penicillin resistance, erythromycin, clindamycin, tetracycline, cotrimoxazole, ofloxacin and rifampicin (Neo-Sensitabs, Rosco Diagnostica, Taastrup, Denmark).
One isolate of Salmonella and Shigella species was found resistant to three similar antibiotics including chloramphenicol, gentamicin, and cotrimoxazole.
The risk of sudden death climbed by more than a third in older adults taking ACE inhibitors or angiotensin-receptor blockers (ARBs) who were then put on the antibiotic medication cotrimoxazole (Bactrim .