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, Volume 29, Supplement 5, pp 234–239 | Cite as

The Place of Temocillin in the Treatment of Hospital Infections

  • J. D. Williams
  • H. Y. Chen
Section 6: The Place of Temocillin in Clinical Practice

Summary

Infection due to Gram-negative bacteria continues to be a common problem in the hospital environment, for which a wide variety of antibiotics is available. Among Enterobacteria, resistance is expressed most commonly via β-lactamases. Temocillin is the first penicillin to show stability to β-lactamases of Gram-negative bacteria, therefore it is in this type of infection that the initial assessments of temocillin should be made.

Keywords

Piperacillin Carbenicillin Cefoperazone Temocillin Hospital Infection 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. D. Williams
    • 1
  • H. Y. Chen
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical MicrobiologyThe London Hospital Medical CollegeLondonEngland

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