The Place of Temocillin in the Treatment of Hospital Infections
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.
KeywordsPiperacillin Carbenicillin Cefoperazone Temocillin Hospital Infection
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