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A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C14H14N8O4S3, that is given intravenously in the form of its sodium salt.



n cefazolina
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Cefazolin, together with metronidazole for procedures where anaerobes are important, is the best studied agent and the preferred choice for most surgical procedures.
Common MRSA otorrhea culture results from all three patients in this series Resistance Sensitivity amoxicillin/clavulanate gentamicin cefazolin linezolid ciprofloxacin * tetracycline clindamycin TMP/SMX erythromycin vancomycin levofloxacin oxacillin penicillin * Not reported for Patient 3.
In your example--if a cefazolin-susceptible E coli isolate is recovered using an antibiotic-removal device in a patient receiving cefazolin, it might indicate an unsuspected leaking diverticulitis--this seems like an uncommon situation needing expert evaluation by the attending physician and an infectious-disease specialist, not to mention utilizing more precise diagnostic procedures, such as CT scan and angiography, in symptomatic individuals.
Transformants were resistant to ampicillin, cefazolin, and pipericillin/tazobactam but susceptible to third-and fourth-generation cephalosporins.
STATION are: Cefazolin, Vancomycin, Lactated Ringers with Oxytocin, Penicillin G Potassium, and Pipercillin/Tazobactam in Baxter Viaflex bags ranging from 100ml to 1 liter in size.
Therefore, in view of the 100% resistance rates to amoxicillin/clavulanate, cefazolin, oxacillin, and penicillin that we found in our study, we recommend that children with neck abscesses not be empirically started on beta-lactam/lactamase inhibitor therapy.
In addition, she received 2 g of cefazolin sodium on POD 4 and POD 7.
In the first three quarters of 2007, the results of a sample survey by large medical institutions showed that most of the traditional, large bulk and low-priced antibiotics, such as cephalexin, cefradine, cefazolin and amoxicillin, have failed to enter the top 20.
1) The most common single antibiotic regimens prescribed were ciprofloxacin (32%), cefazolin (25%) and gentamicin (3%), respectively.
Results of disk-diffusion susceptibility testing showed that all isolates were susceptible to cefotaxime, cefepime, piperacillin--azobactam, ertapenem, imipenem, meropenem, ciprofloxacin, gentamicin, and amikacin and that all were resistant to cefazolin.
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval for 2g Cefazolin for Injection USP and Dextrose Injection USP in B.
Notably, obese women may require doses larger than the recommended 1 gram intravenous cefazolin (with a therapeutic dose maintained for 3-4 hours).