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Effect of Hyperbaric Oxygen on Activity of Antibacterial Agents

  • L. Marzella
  • G. Vezzani

Abstract

The interactions between oxygen and antimicrobial agents have important implications for the therapy of infections, because oxygen tensions can profoundly affect the static and cidal activity of certain antimicrobial agents against specific microorganisms.

Keywords

Antimicrobial Agent Oxygen Tension Antibacterial Agent Antimicrob Agent Hyperbaric Oxygen 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • L. Marzella
    • 1
  • G. Vezzani
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Pathology, School of MedicineUniversity of MarylandBaltimoreUSA
  2. 2.Anaesthesia and Reanimation ServiceOspedale Civile di FidenzaFidenzaItaly

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