cefazolin


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cefazolin

 [sĕ-faz´o-lin]
a semisynthetic first-generation cephalosporinantibiotic effective against a wide range of gram-positive and a limited range of gram-negative bacteria; administered intramuscularly and intravenously as the sodium salt.

cefazolin

(sə-făz′ə-lĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic, C14H14N8O4S3, that is given intravenously in the form of its sodium salt.

cefazolin

Kefzol® Infectious disease A 3rd generation broad-spectrum cephalosporin, active against E coli and Klebsiella but not against most Enterobacteriaceae
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In the analysis of the univariate effect of types of antimicrobial treatment on survival, it was found that cefazolin was associated with improved survival (log-rank test p=0.023).
12 were given cefazolin & the next 12 patient's cefotaxime.
(15) All women received preoperative IV cefazolin 2 g, indicating that the dosing was probably not weight-based, lhe surgical site infection rates in the cephalexin plus metronidazole and placebo groups were 6.4% and 15.4%, respectively (RR, 0.41; 95% CI, 0.22-0.77; P = .01).
aureus strain ATCC 25923 exhibited a high susceptibility to Cefazolin in vitro and was chosen as a model object for in vivo studies of efficiency of K.
coli that its highest resistance was to cefazolin, co-trimoxazole, and nalidixic acid and its highest sensitivity was to nitrofurantoin and ciprofloxacin.
The company stated that the CEFAZOLIN injection is a cephalosporin antibacterial is indicated for preoperative prophylaxis treatment.
and erythromycin moderately susceptible to levofloxacin and cefazolin and completely susceptible to vancomycin (Table-II).Risk factors of nosocomial infections: Multivariate Logistic regression analysis suggested that hospitalization stay length combined use of antibiotics systemic use of hormones mechanical ventilation and catheter indwelling were the independent risk factors of postoperative nosocomial infections (Pless than 0.05) (Table-III).
The patients in this study were adults with a mean age of 57 years in the nafcillin group and 56 years in the cefazolin group.
Of the total 328 patients, 35% received ciprofloxacin, 24% cefazolin, 3% gentamicin, 1% TMP-SMX and 1% nitrofurantoin.
The combined effects between essential oils of cinnamon bark, lavender, marjoram, tea tree, peppermint and ampicillin, piperacillin, cefazolin, cefuroxime, carbenicillin, ceftazidime, meropenem, were evaluated by means of the checkerboard method against beta-lactamase-producing Escherichia coli.
All isolates were resistant to ampicillin, cefazolin, and pipericillin/tazobactam.
Miller's postoperative orders include the following: NPO except medications; ambulate tonight; measure intake and output every 4 hours; cefazolin (Ancef[R]) 1 gm IV every 8 hours.