penicillinase-producing staphylococci

penicillinase-producing staphylococci

strains of staphylococcal organisms that elaborate the penicillin-inactivating enzyme penicillinase (beta-lactamase) and thereby resist the bactericidal action of the antibiotic.
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Nafcillin for Injection, USP is indicated for the treatment of infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococci that have demonstrated susceptibility to the drug.

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