broad spectrum antibiotic


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broad spectrum antibiotic

n. antibiótico de amplio espectro.
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Omadacycline is a modernized tetracycline being developed as a once-daily IV and oral, broad spectrum antibiotic for the treatment of serious community-acquired infections.
The wound was cleaned with medicated spirit or tincture iodine and dressed with Nebasulf, broad spectrum antibiotic powder.
Half of patients received an antibiotic for their cough, and half the time, it was a broad spectrum antibiotic.
Impact of antibiotic restriction on broad spectrum antibiotic usage in the ICU of a developing country.
The federal government has issued a contract for advanced research and development of a dual-purpose broad spectrum antibiotic that is promoted as having the potential to treat illnesses that are caused by such bioterrorism threats as the plague and tularemia as well as more certain life-threatening infections (Gram-negative infections) that are associated with prolonged hospitalization.
The patient was immediately started on a broad spectrum antibiotic regimen (i.v.
Among other programs, ActivBiotics is developing rifalazil, a potent broad spectrum antibiotic that targets and inhibits the transcriptional machinery of bacteria.
Food and Drug Administration has accepted the New Drug Applications,NDAs, and granted a priority review for omadacycline, an investigational once-daily oral and intravenous broad spectrum antibiotic. Paratek is seeking approval of omadacycline, a modernized tetracycline, for the treatment of community-acquired bacterial pneumonia (CABP) and acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections, ABSSSI.
The broad spectrum antibiotic, amikacin, has shown very little microbial resistance but its severe side effects and intravenous delivery make it impractical and unsafe for the long-term therapy required to resolve these very serious and often life-threatening infections.'
The results show that increased use of broad spectrum antibiotics accounted for more than half (55 percent) of the increased MRSA risk and more than one third (35 percent) of the increased C difficile risk among patients with a listed penicillin allergy.