colistin


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colistin

[kə′lis·tən]
(microbiology)
C45H85O10N13 A basic polypeptide antibiotic produced by Bacillus colistinus; consists of an A and B component, active against a broad spectrum of gram-positive microorganisms and some gram-negative microorganisms.
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MaxSignal Colistin ELISA Test Kit is manufactured to the international quality standard ISO 9001:2008 (ISO CI#: SARA-2009-CA-0114-01-B).
In both circumstances, colistin should always be used with another agent such as rifampicin 600 mg BD IVI or ceftazidime 2 g 6-hourly.
2007) -- -- yes Ca formate -- yes Colistin yes yes Torrallardona -- -- yes et al.
baumannii that have been reported in SA national surveillance data and in studies from other countries (although numbers of isolates may be low for confident comparisons) and reinforce the reliance on colistin as the sole agent that retains activity against most strains.
3% probioitc products (SLF or SSF) each with different antibiotics (10 mg/kg colistin, Co; or 20 mg/kg avilamycin, Av).
38,40,41] Colistin is predominantly cleared by unknown non-renal mechanisms and undergoes extensive renal tubular reabsorption.
When asked, unaided, of recent changes in prescribing practices and management of Gram-negative infections (GNIs), most physicians noted increased usage of the carbapenems, including meropenem, Merck's Invanz, Janssen's Doribax, and colistin.
Israel, and Turkey, some susceptible only to colistin.
He was given meropenem and colistin for treatment of pneumonia, was discharged, and returned to the UAE.
Rapid emergence of secondary resistance to gentamicin and colistin following selective digestive decontamination in patients with KPC-2-producing Klebsiella pneumoniae: A single-centre experience.