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gentamicin

[¦jent·ə¦mīs·ən]
(microbiology)
A broad-spectrum antibiotic produced by a species of Micromonospora.
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The following antibiotics were used for bacteria isolated from urine cultures; amikacin (30ug), (20ug of amoxicillin + 10ug of clavulanate), cefotaxime (30ug), cephalothin (30ug), gentamycin (10ug), nalidixic acid (30ug), nitrofurantion (300ug), norfloxacin (10ug), sulfamethoxazole (100ug) and vancomycin (30ug) (Bioanalyse, Turkey).
One drop of the soil diluted sample is put at the center of the sterile 6" glass Petri plate and the molten nutrient Sab agar medium (40-45[degrees]C) containing 40ppm of Gentamycin only is poured on the drop of water and swirled gently and allowed to cool and solidify.
In the present study the susceptibility pattern of Acinetobacter species recovered from different clinical specimen against various types of antibiotics was maximum with Cefepime 70%, Meropenem 66%, Pipercillin / Tazobactam 66%, Amikacin 66% followed by Ampicillin - Salbactum 59%, Gentamycin 50%, Ciprofloxacin 50%, Ceftriaxone 44%, Ceftazidime 40%, Tetracycline 31% and Trimethoprime sulfamethoxazole 22%.
dysgalactiae have high resistance levels, especially to oxytetracycline, gentamycin and neomycin (Table 4).
The patients used ceftriaxone, augmentin, and ampicillin plus cloxacillin (ampiclox) with gentamycin ointment respectively(table 3), to control the infections before presentation for treatment.
Drug preparations containing gentamycin or the fluoroquinolones such as ofloxacin and ciprofloxacin are recommended for treatment of campylobacteriosis in Nigeria.
Treated empirically with IP vancomycin and gentamycin.
It has been seen that even in healthy subjects gentamycin caused temporary tubular damage, loss of calcium, magnesium and potassium in urine resulting in hypomagnesaemia, hypocalcaemia and hypokalaemia.
Another study by Steyger and his colleagues gave some hints of how gentamycin entered the cells.
Clinical cure was achieved in 30 (86%) of the vancomycin recipients, compared with 2 (10%) of those treated with gentamycin.
In another small study, successful eradication of MRSA was achieved using a combination of oral trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole plus topical gentamycin sulfate or polymyxin B sulfate-neomycin sulfate-hydrocortisone (Cortisporin) in six children (five with prior tympanostomy tube placement and one with perforation of the tympanic membrane) who had failed either oral antibiotics or fluoroquinolone ear drops alone (Arch.