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A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C22H22N6O7S2, that is given intravenously and is especially effective against some species of Pseudomonas.

[cef(a)- + t(hi)az(ole) + (am)id(e) + (ox)ime.]
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Noun1.ceftazidime - a parenteral cephalosporin (trade names Fortaz and Tazicef) used to treat moderate infections
cephalosporin, Mefoxin - one of several broad spectrum antibiotic substances obtained from fungi and related to penicillin (trade names Mefoxin); addition of side chains has produced semisynthetic antibiotics with greater antibacterial activity


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In 2009, 91% of the power, generated by Fortum in the European Union (EU), was free of carbon dioxide (CO2), down from 92% a year earlier.
Fortum has received an income tax assessment of approximately EUR 29 million (approximately SEK 273 million) from the Swedish tax authority related to the interests on Group loans in the 2013 tax year.
16 December 2009 - Finnish energy company Fortum Oyj (HEL: FUM1V) said today that it has set up trading operations on the Polish electricity market, thus preparing to commission its combined heat and power (CHP) plant in Czestochowa, southern Poland.
Clean energy company Fortum Oyj (HEL:FORTUM) announced on Wednesday the ending of the additional acceptance period of Fortum's voluntary public takeover offer for the outstanding shares of Uniper SE.
ON board of management, who have until now held Uniper shares privately, will tender all of their shares to Fortum under the voluntary public takeover offer.
Fortum becomes a shareholder in Seabased, a Swedish company offering wave energy solutions.
Fortum Finnsurya Energy a subsidiary of Finnish energy company Fortum has connected its 10 megawatt (MW) solar power plant in Madhya Pradesh to the grid.
Norwegian utility Hafslund ASA (OSL:HNA) said it had finalised the acquisition of Finnish utility Fortum Oyj's (HEL:FUM1V) Norwegian power distribution business for an equity value of NOK1.
For Fortum it is very important that nuclear power has wide political and social acceptance.
25 January 2011 - Fitch upheld on Monday the long-term issuer default rating (IDR) of A- with a "stable" outlook of Finnish energy company Fortum Oyj (HEL: FUM1V).
At the time being Finnish energy company Fortum is only committed to 1% of the project company for Bulgarian Belene NPP, Fortum Executive Vice President Anne Brunila told Novinite.
Nordic energy company Fortum recently announced its decision to build a new 170,000-ton-per-year biodiesel plant at its Porvoo oil refinery in Finland, with construction to commence immediately for a production date of summer 2007.