ceftazidime


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cef·taz·i·dime

 (sĕf-tăz′ĭ-dēm′)
n.
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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All the ceftazidime currently approved for production in China are powder injection.
All isolates were screened for ESBL production using four indicator Cephalosporins, namely, Cefotaxime (30 [micro]g), Cefpodoxime (10 [micro]g), Ceftazidime (30 [micro]g), and one monobactam that is Aztreonam (30 [micro]g).
A disc of ceftazidime (30 [micro]g) and ceftriaxone (30 [micro]g) were placed one on either side of amoxicillin-clavulanic acid (20/10 [micro]g) disc at a distance of 15 mm from center to center.
coli isolates were found more sensitive to Amikacin 57 (76%) followed by Imipenem 50 (66.67%), Ofloxacin 48 (64%), Ciprofloxacin 44 (58.67%), Norfloxacin 42 (56%) and were 100% resistant to Penicillin, Ceftriaxone, Ceftazidime and Cefotaxime.
Antimicrobial agent MIC range ([micro]g/mL) Amikacin 2-64 Cefepime 1-64 Ceftazidime 1-64 Ceftriaxone 1-64 Ciprofloxacin 0.25-128 Colistin 0.25-128 Ertapenem 0.5-8 Gentamicin 1-16 Imipenem 0.25-16 Meropenem 0.25-16 Piperacillin/tazobactam 4-128 Tigecycline 0.5-8 Antimicrobial agent KPC-Kp Amikacin 4 Cefepime [greater than or equal to]64 Ceftazidime 16 Ceftriaxone [greater than or equal to]64 Ciprofloxacin 64 Colistin [greater than or equal to]128 Ertapenem [greater than or equal to]8 Gentamicin [greater than or equal to]16 Imipenem 8 Meropenem [greater than or equal to]16 Piperacillin/tazobactam [greater than or equal to]128 Tigecycline 2 Antimicrobial agent E.
It is an established third-generation cephalosporin with a novel B-lactam inhibitor that restores the activity of ceftazidime against many [beta]-lactamase-producing Gram-negative bacteria, including extended-spectrum [beta]-lactamases and KPC.
The large scale use of the thirdgeneration cephalosporins like cefotaxime, ceftriaxone, and ceftazidime has led to the evolution of newer betalactamases such as the ESBLs.
Ceftazidime-avibactam has the same spectrum of activity as ceftazidime (e.g., against Enterobacteriaceae and P.
The antimicrobial agents tested were third-generation cephalosporin: ceftriaxone (30 [micro]g) and ceftazidime (CAZ) (30 [micro]g).
Intravenous (IV) ceftazidime dose 1g OD and IV cloxacillin 500mg QID were commenced after blood cultures were taken from the catheter and peripheral site.
ESBLs producing E.coli and K.pneumoniae showed 100% resistance to amoxicillin-clavulanic acid, ceftazidime, ceftriaxone, cefotaxime and aztreonam.