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Related to sulfa: sulfamethoxazole, Sulfonamides

sul·fa

(sŭl'fă),
Denoting the sulfa drugs, or sulfonamides.

sulfa

(sŭl′fə)
adj.
Of, relating to, or containing any sulfa drug: sulfa pills; a sulfa powder.

sul·fa

(sŭl'fă)
Denoting the sulfa drugs or sulfonamides.

sulfa (sul´fə),

adj/n a colloquial term used to describe a group of antibacterial agents. See also sulfacetamide and sulfamethizole.
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We conclude that exposure to sulfa prophylaxis for PCP increases the risk for DHPS mutations.
Al Sulfa won his third gold of the two-day annual meet after anchoring the Al Ahli quartet in the 4x100m relay to win comfortably with a time of 41.
Fortunately for us, even with MRSA community-acquired infection, if the patient is stable and doesn't warrant hospital admission, he or she can be treated orally with a sulfa drug as an outpatient.
Sulfa said that Bashar Al Asad is a good, honest and respectful man that cares about Syria and its people.
Al Sulfa went on to create history for the UAE when he bagged a bronze medal in the 200m at the 2010 Guangzhou Asian Games in China.
Widespread use of sulfa and sulfone drugs to prevent and treat PCP in recent years has correlated with an increase of the prevalence of mutations in the gene coding for DHPS (2,3).
The sulfonamide antibiotics, which cause the overwhelming majority of severe sulfa drug reactions, contain an aromatic amine in their chemical structures.
In addition, it is not known to cause the allergic side effects that are well documented with Sulfa drugs or penicillin.
Omar Juma Al Sulfa was the pick of the UAE athletes as he won his 200 metres heat with a personal best time of 20.
The association with Cyclospora infection may have been coincidental, the investigators said, but they proposed it as another infectious trigger in part because the patient had a sulfa allergy and had been inadequately treated.
Standard therapy, trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole, could not be administered because of the patient's allergy to sulfa, and as no effective alternative antibiotic therapy for Cyclospora infections exists, antibiotic treatment was not offered.
The sulfonamide antibiotics, such as sulfamethoxazole, that cause the overwhelming majority of severe sulfa drug reactions contain an aromatic amine in their chemical structures.