oxacillin


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oxacillin

 [ok″sah-sil´in]
a semisynthetic penicillinase-resistant penicillin used orally or parenterally as the sodium salt in infections due to penicillin-resistant, gram-positive organisms.

oxacillin

/ox·a·cil·lin/ (ok″sah-sil´in) a semisynthetic penicillinase-resistant penicillin used as the sodium salt in infections due to penicillin-resistant, gram-positive organisms.

oxacillin

(ŏk′sə-sĭl′ĭn)
n.
A semisynthetic penicillin, C19H19N3O5S, that is resistant to penicillinase, used in the form of its sodium salt primarily to treat infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococcus bacteria.

oxacillin

A semisynthetic penicillin

oxacillin

a semisynthetic penicillin used as the sodium salt.
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The MRSA isolates were divided into groups according to their MIC against oxacillin and their antibiotic susceptibility pattern against other tested antibiotics.
Present study showed that all oxacillin resistant strains possessed mecA and SCCmec type II-III in 2 isolates (18.
9% of bacteria causing foot infections in this study were resistant to oxacillin and vancomycin, respectively.
Resistance to oxacillin, erythromycin, levofloxacin, clindamycin, and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole was >70% for both species (Table 1).
If overall MRSA rates continue to decline and clindamycin resistance among MSSA continues to increase, we may see a return to antistaphylococcal beta-lactam antimicrobial agents such as oxacillin or first-generation cephalosporins as preferred empirical therapy for presumed S.
Out of 25 coagulase positive staphylococci, 7 were resistant to oxacillin (MRSA).
All combinations with erythromycin were indifferent, whilst variability was observed for clindamycin and oxacillin combinations.
Background: Accurate detection of mecA gene mediated resistance to oxacillin is necessary for appropriate antimicrobial chemotherapy for staphylococcal infections.
Fresh garlic extract taken from Marynaj in Hamadan, 8 meters plate, Muller Hinton Agar and Moler Hinton Broth the 10 centimeters glass tube, the Wathman 42 filter paper, the 5cc and 10cc syringe, the acerate sampler, the blank disk, disks containing Oxacillin