polymyxin


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Related to polymyxin: Polymyxin B, neomycin, Polymyxin b sulfate, Polymyxin E

polymyxin

[‚päl·i′mik·sən]
(microbiology)
Any of the basic polypeptide antibiotics produced by certain strains of Bacillus polymyxa.
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Polymyxin B resistance and biofilm formation in Vibrio cholerae are controlled by the response regulator CarR.
For instance, a synergy was demonstrated when ampicillin-sulbactam was combined with a carbapenem, or between meropenem and polymyxin B (Ozseven et al.
Polymyxin B sulfate is an antibacterial drug used in the treatment of infections of the urinary tract, meninges and bloodstream caused by susceptible strains of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.
All strains were subjected to conventional biotyping methods (susceptibility to 50 units of polymyxin B, CCA and VP test) (20) using strains 569B and N16961 as the classical and El Tor reference strains, respectively.
Accordingly, and in contrast to colistin and polymyxin B, the NAB compounds are excreted into urine to a significant extent.
Physicians have turned to nontraditional agents, such as colistin and polymyxin B, which had lost favor in the antibiotic arsenal because of concerns about nephrotoxicity.
Antibiotic disks (BBL) containing chloramphenicol, ciprofloxacin, gentamicin, kanamycin, lincomycin, nitrofurantoin, moxalactam, polymyxin B, rifampin, streptomycin, sulfa/trimethoprim, and tetracycline were added to the sugar supplemented plates.
Considering the sensitivity of macrophages to bacterial endotoxin, we performed assays for particles with and without polymyxin B pretreatment.
It's preferable to polymyxin B sulfate-neomycin sulfate (Neosporin) because of a relatively high incidence of allergic contact dermatitis.
Is the concurrent use of bacitracin and polymyxin part of the antibiotic regimen?
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