sulfadiazine


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sul·fa·di·a·zine

 (sŭl′fə-dī′ə-zēn′)
n.
A sulfa drug, C10H10N4O2S, used in the treatment of toxoplasmosis and other infections.

sulfadiazine

(ˌsʌlfəˈdaɪəˌziːn)
n
(Pharmacology) an important sulfa drug used chiefly in combination with an antibiotic. Formula: C10H10N4O2S
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Noun1.sulfadiazine - a sulfa drug used in treating meningitis and pneumonia and other infections
sulfa, sulfa drug, sulfonamide, sulpha - antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA
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sulfadiazine

n sulfadiazina
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Newborns in Massachusetts have been screened at birth for congenital toxoplasma since 1986, and treated with pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine for 1 year.
To isolate and identify Salmonella, each broth was streaked on bismuth sulfite agar, Salmonella-Shigella (55) agar, xylose-lysine-deoxycholate (XLD) agar, and brilliant green sulfadiazine agar, followed by screening on triple-sugar iron agar (TSI) and lysine iron agar (LIA) and identification of serovars with somatic and flagellar antisera.
Silver nitrate drops may be used on newborns to prevent eye infections; silver sulfadiazine cream is used topically to prevent and treat infection in second- and third-degree burns.
Treatment, when indicated, includes antibiotics such as pyrimethamine and sulfadiazine.
Topicals such as silver sulfadiazine penetrate the eschar in order to provide this effect but are continuously absorbed and may lead to adverse reactions (Lynch, Key, & White, 1979).
Interestingly, one of the products they recommend for that purpose is silver sulfadiazine, a product we manufacture for the burn market.
Most dipstick pads that test for urobilinogen use p-dimethylaminobenzaldehyde and are susceptible to false-positive results from such compounds as p-aminosalicylic acid, antipyrine, apronalide, chlorpromazine, phenazopyridine, phenothiazine, sulfadiazine, and sulfonamide.
Although silver sulfadiazine and povidone-iodine are both effective treatments for these more severe injuries, the first is easier to use and painless.
The most notable are the Arrow[R] PICC with ChloragOard([TM]) technology, the world's only chlorhexidine-based antimicrobial and antithrombogenic PICC, and the ARROW CVC with ARROWgOard[R] Technology which utilizes chlorhexidine and silver sulfadiazine.
Lacerations were again cleaned and lightly covered with silver sulfadiazine cream.
After disinfection and cleaning, wound beds of the study group were covered with silver-containing soft-silicone foam dressing, and wound surfaces of the control group were wiped with 1% silver sulfadiazine cream (60 g/100 cm2).
In the study, silver sulfadiazine was the most commonly prescribed treatment "even though there are considerable data illustrating that its use will delay wound closure and healing (J Invest Dermatol.