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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The product is a semi-synthetic penicillin to cure infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococci, which have shown susceptibility to the drug.
The company said that Nafcillin for Injection, USP is a semisynthetic penicillin indicated in the treatment of infections caused by penicillinase-producing staphylococci which have demonstrated susceptibility to the drug.
According to the Web site, this warning now is being placed on the label of nafcillin (Nallpen), an injectable drug for use against penicillinase-producing staphylococci.
Influence of penicillinase-producing staphylococci on the eradication of group A streptococci from the upper respiratory tract by penicillin treatment.

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