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gentamicin

[¦jent·ə¦mīs·ən]
(microbiology)
A broad-spectrum antibiotic produced by a species of Micromonospora.
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5] cell/well) in RPMI medium supplemented with 10% FBS and 50 [micro]g/ml of gentamycin in the absence or presence of different concentrations (0.
Drugs that should be administered with caution in renal impairment fall into two categories: those with a moderate renal clearance but narrow therapeutic window (eg gentamycin, enalapril, digoxin), and those with wide therapeutic windows but high renal clearance (eg atenolol, penicillin, cephalosporins, enoxaparin).
In order to impart anti-microbial effect to the dressing, the gel was incorporated with Gentamycin (GEN).
Gentamycin is usually given orally to patients after an operation but the coating provides a much higher concentration at the site of the implant.
It was surprising that even antibiotics that are used only as injectables like gentamycin also showed a resistance of 22 to 30 per cent.
In light of these findings the patient was intubated, ventilated and started empirically on intravenous amoxicillin-clavulanic acid and gentamycin.
pilosa, showed that this herb was active against several strains of bacteria including Bacillus cereus and Escherichia coli, outstripping the performance of Gentamycin sulfate.
At univariate analysis, preliminary results indicated that presence of integron 1 was significantly associated with AMR to only gentamycin (OR=5.
30 mcg; Amoxicillin, 30 mcg; Ampicillin, 10 mcg; Cephotaxime, 30 mcg; Ceftazidime, 30 mcg; Chloramphenicol, 30 mcg; Ciprofloxacin, 30 mcg; Gentamycin, 10 mcg; Nalidixic acid, 30 mcg; Norfloxacin, 10 mcg; Streptomycin, 25 mcg; Tetracycline, 30 mcg; and Trimethoprim, 10 mcg.
One of the few factors that may preserve a drug's effectiveness is its inavailability in oral form, borne out by the fact that gentamycin is still an effective antibiotic even though it has been around since its discovery in 1963 (Veyssier & Bryskier, 2005a).
A randomized, open, placebo-controlled trial demonstrated significant efficacy of doxycycline (200 mg orally once a day for 28 days) in combination with gentamycin (3 mg/kg intravenously once a day for 14 days) in homeless persons with B.
The antibiotics tested were penicillin, cefoxitin, erythromycin, tetracycline, clindamycin, ciprofloxacin, gentamycin, fucidic acid, rifampicin, mupirocin and vancomycin.