broad spectrum antibiotic


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broad spectrum antibiotic

n. antibiótico de amplio espectro.
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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.
Half of patients received an antibiotic for their cough, and half the time, it was a broad spectrum antibiotic.
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 reduction of needless broad spectrum antibiotic usage can save significant cost both for hospitals and patients, added ALK.