nalidixic acid

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nalidixic acid

 [nal″ĭ-dik´sik]
a quinolone antibacterial agent, active against most gram-negative bacteria causing urinary tract infection including Escherichia coli, Klebsiella and Enterobacter species, and some Proteus species. Pseudomonas species are generally resistant.

nal·i·dix·ic ac·id

(nal-i-dik'sik as'id),
An orally effective antibacterial agent used in the treatment of genitourinary tract infections.

nalidixic acid

(nā′lĭ-dĭk′sĭk)
n.
An antibacterial drug, C12H12N2O3, used to treat urinary tract infections caused by gram-negative bacteria.

nalidixic acid

Antibiotics An early generation quinolone with a limited antimicrobial palate, primarily used for UTIs. See Quinolone.

nalidixic acid

A quinolone antibiotic drug, effective against GRAM NEGATIVE bacilli, including Proteus species, and much used for urinary infections. The drug is on the WHO official list. Brand names are Negram andUriben.

nal·i·dix·ic ac·id

(nali-diksik asid)
Orally effective antibacterial agent used to treat genitourinary tract infections.