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  • n. A wide-spectrum antibiotic with efficacy against most bacteria.

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  • n. a parenteral cephalosporin (trade name Claforan) used for severe infections of the lungs or throat or ears or urinary tract


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  • Drugs in the earlier generations of cephalosporins include cephalexin Keflex, cephalothin, cefazolin, cefaclor, cefotaxime, and ceftriaxone.


  • Unresponsive to various combinations of cefotaxime, chlarithromycin, levofloxacin, doxyclycline and Tamiflu.

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  • All PMQR determinants 'positive isolates exhibiting 8 different genetic clones had mutations in gyrA and parC genes, and 11 carried bla genes, including 7 blaCTX − M with resistance to cefotaxime.

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  • There was no resistance detected to amikacin, cefotaxime or ceftazidime in Salmonella isolates of animal origin from England and Wales.

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  • Similarly, no resistance was detected to cefotaxime or ciprofloxacin in animal Salmonella isolates from Northern Ireland or Scotland.

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  • Slide 22: Vitek ESBL confirmatory test Vitek 2 Advanced Expert Simultaneous assessment of antibacterial activity of cefepime, cefotaxime & ceftazidime either alone or + CA  interpretation through advanced expert system The First Choice Diagnostic Laboratory

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  • Slide 23: Phoenix ESBL test (BD) Uses growth response in 5 wells containing to cefpodoxime, ceftazidime, Ceftazidime + CA, cefotaxime + CA ceftriaxone + CA Results are interpreted through a computer system The First Choice Diagnostic Laboratory

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  • SDD consisted of 4 days of intravenous cefotaxime and topical application of tobramycin, colistin, and amphotericin

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  • Of 27 penicillin-resistant strains, 10 (37\%) were resistant to erythromycin, 8 (29. 6\%) to cefotaxime, 2 (7. 4\%) to levofloxacin, and 4 (14. 8\%) were identified as multidrug resistant.

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