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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
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An antibacterial drug, C12H12N2O3, used to treat urinary tract infections caused by gram-negative bacteria.
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nalidixic acidAntibiotics An early generation quinolone with a limited antimicrobial palate, primarily used for UTIs. See Quinolone.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
nalidixic acidA 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.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
nal·i·dix·ic ac·id(nali-diksik asid)
Orally effective antibacterial agent used to treat genitourinary tract infections.
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