furazolidone


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furazolidone

(ˌfjʊrəˈzɒlɪˌdəʊn)
n
an antibiotic drug used in the treatment of diarrhoea and enteritis
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The botiquin included dissolvable zinc tablets and ORS, furazolidone suspension, amoxicillin syrup, acetaminophen syrup, a one-liter container to mix the ORS, counseling cards, commitment reminders, soap, cotton balls, clean towels, a thermometer, a timer to count respirations, and a spoon.
Three replications of five-week old Pearl grey guinea fowl keets were fed corn-soy diets containing 0 (control), 400, 600 and 800 parts per million (ppm) Furazolidone for four weeks.
1] Gram positive cluster forming staphylococci which are catalase positive, oxidase negative, bacitracin resistant, furazolidone sensitive and fermentative by the oxidation fermentation test were identified as staphylococcal.
0% of samples were from children who had received aminopenicillins, cotrimoxazole, chloramphenicol, or furazolidone within the 7 days preceding sample collection.
Topically applied furazolidone or parenterally administered oxytetracycline for treatment ofinfectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis.
Antibiotics used in this study were gentamicin (G, 10[micro]g), tetracycline (T, 30[micro]g), chloramphenicol (C, 30[micro]g), ampicillin (A, 10[micro]g), nalidixic acid (Na, 30[micro]g), furazolidone (Fr, 50[micro]g), norfloxacin (Nx, 10[micro]g), ciprofloxacin (Cf, 5[micro]g), co-trimoxazole (Co, 25[micro]g), streptomycin (S, 10[micro]g) and Neomycin (N, 30[micro]g).
Typhoid fever resistant to furazolidone, ampicillin, chloramphenicol and co-trimoxazole.
The resistance to Furazolidone and Chloramphenicol was high, however, the fact that their use in veterinarian field is forbidden.
Reported reasons for increased plasma CK levels include blunt trauma, capture myopathy, exertion, feather-picking, furazolidone cardiotoxicosis, irritating injections, nutritional myopathy, self-mutilation, starvation, or surgery.
cholerae isolates tested, all were phenotypically El Tor and showed uniform resistance to co-trimoxazole and furazolidone.