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gentamicin, gentamycin

an antibiotic complex elaborated by fungi of the genus Micromonospora, effective against many gram-negative bacteria, especially Pseudomonas species, as well as certain gram-positive bacteria, especially Staphylococcus aureus. As with other aminoglycoside antibiotics gentamicin is ototoxic and nephrotoxic. Used as the sulfate.
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Foucault C, Raoult D, Brouqui E Randomized open trial of gentamycin and doxycycline for ofBartonella quintana from blood in patients with chronic bacteremia.
Antibiotic resistance against vancomycin, penicillin, ampicillin, gentamycin, erythromycin, chloramphenicol, and tetracycline was determined by the Kirby-Bauer method.
To summarize, they are the use of the operating microscope, tympanoplasty and mastoidectomy techniques, stapes surgery, endolymphatic sac surgery for intractable Meniere's disease, skull base surgery (for example, removal of vestibular schwannomas, vestibular nerve sections), use of intratympanic gentamycin, and cochlear implantation, not to mention the discovery of new diseases.
Beezhold's orders, the patient was continued on gentamycin at the nursing home, which resulted in serious complications to the patient's kidneys, which triggered the need for further treatment, including hospitalization and further medical treatment, all of which resulted in the patient's pain and suffering, and resulted in the patient incurring extraordinary expenses for both past and future medical treatment.
Tests such as "protimes and therapeutic drug levels for drugs such as Vancomycin, Gentamycin, Dilantin, and Digoxin, must be performed quickly with the results returned to the physician within the same day," he pointed out.
Immediately before the surgery, they received triple prophylactic antibiotic therapy (Ampiclox, gentamycin, metronidazol, or cefatox and metronidazol) and in some indicated cases antitetanic prophylaxis.
In Saudi Arabia, Escherichia coli isolated from chicken intestines were found to be resistant to many antibiotics such as ampicillin, chloramphenicol, gentamycin, tetracycline, trimethoprim and sulphamethoxazole (Al-Ghamdi et al.
For example, make it easy for the user to tell the difference between an order for a lab test Gentamycin blood level from Gentamycin, the medication order.
The researchers worked with an ototoxic drug, called gentamycin, labeled with a red dye.
In some studies the aersolization of drugs such as Gentamycin and Tobramycin have demonstrated an improved airway secretion management with decreased inflammation in patients with bronchiectasis.