antimicrobial drug


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antimicrobial drug

A drug that either kills microorganisms or prevents their growth.
See also: drug
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pneumoniae antimicrobial drug resistance were statistically significant from 2000 to 2010 and whether 2010 antimicrobial drug resistance differed by specimen source.
In 2008 in Canada, fluoroquinolones were the fourth most frequently dispensed class of antimicrobial drug (dispensed for oral use by retail pharmacists; www.
This week's launch is an exciting milestone for MedMined because hospitals using the new Antimicrobial Management Service will see a reduction in antimicrobial expenses, improved utilization of antimicrobial drugs, decreased costs due to shorter hospital stays, and fewer adverse drug events," said Patrick Hymel, M.
One of the main drivers of antimicrobial drug resistance in Salmonella spp.
To the Editor: Globally, antimicrobial drug resistance is rapidly rising, with resultant increased illness and death.
Because some bacteria, such as Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseria gonorrhoeae, and Salmonella enterica serovar Typhi are transmitted from human to human, resistance in these organisms is likely to indicate human use of antimicrobial drugs and consequent antimicrobial drug selection pressure.
Antimicrobial drug susceptibility testing was conducted by Kirby-Bauer method in accordance with the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (4) against ampicillin (10 [micro]g), ceftriaxone (30 [micro]g), ciprofloxacin (5 [micro]g), furoxone (300 [micro]g), cotrimoxazole (25 [micro]g), and tetracycline (30 [micro]g).
pneumoniae strains isolated from patients in Japan are resistant to antimicrobial drugs (1,9,10), which may explain why extrapulmonary manifestations of antimicrobial drug-resistant M.
We describe antimicrobial drug resistance mechanisms in the 2010 Haiti V.
In Samoa, as in many other developing countries, antimicrobial drug resistance is not systematically monitored.
Kozarich was vice president at Merck Research Laboratories, where he was responsible for programs including antimicrobial drug discovery, enzymology, 5a-reductase biology, lipid biochemistry, nuclear receptors, ion channels and structural biology.
This term could perpetuate a line of thinking that is all too common among clinicians and leads to unnecessary antimicrobial drug use, thereby ironically aggravating the problem of antimicrobial drug resistance.

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