geoscience.net logo
+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

Current antimicrobial drugs


, : Current antimicrobial drugs. Nederlands Tijdschrift Voor Geneeskunde 141(49): 2392-2396

In the past few years several new antibiotics became available, but no major inventions as to new treatment strategies were made. There are a few new broad-spectrum antibiotics for the intravenous route like piperacillin-tazobactam, the carbapenem meropenem and the fourth-generation cephalosporins. cefepime and cefpirome. New oral antibiotics include the third-generation cephalosporins ceftibuten, cefetamet and cefpodoxime and the macrolides clarithromycin and azithromycin. The last two have the great advantage of less frequent dosing and fewer side effects than erythromycin. Of the two new quinolones, sparfloxacin and trovafloxacin, trovafloxacin is the more promising. In the treatment of Gram-positive infections the glycopeptide teicoplanin became available and the combined derivatives quinupristin-dalfopristin may prove valuable in the future.

US$29.90

PMID: 9554159


Other references

Broadbent, J.; Woollam, P.J.; Major, R.E.; Stallard, J., 2001: A rear support walking frame for severely disabled children with cerebral palsy: initial development. Ambulation for patients with total body involved cerebral palsy poses greater problems than those encountered in providing reciprocal walking for thoracic lesion paraplegic subjects. Experience with a prototype system showed that an orthosis which...

Schliessbach, J.; van der Klift, E.; Arendt-Nielsen, L.; Curatolo, M.; Streitberger, K., 2011: The effect of brief electrical and manual acupuncture stimulation on mechanical experimental pain. Although manual and electrical stimulation are frequently used in acupuncture analgesia, studies comparing both stimulation modalities are contradictory. This blinded, placebo-controlled cross-over study investigates effects of brief manual and el...

Cox, R.K., 1969: Variations in steroid responses following ovarian stimulation in women with amenorrhoea. Journal of Reproduction and Fertility 19(2): 386-386

Gonzaga, Leonel, 1960: Pediatrics and the psychological problems of the ailing child. Any illness is a form of stress and determines reactions of varied natures. The following are selected for discussion: anxiety and fear, guilt feelings, introversion, regression, etc. This is followed by a more detailed consideration of the behavi...

Shi Shangming, 1999: Effects of low porosity and permeability fissures of sandstone reservoir rocks in eastern Daqing Field, China. In this paper, the author described the characteristics and distribution role in the low porosity and permeability sand reservoir imminently located in Chaoyanggou oil field, Toutai oil filed, and Yushulin oil field in Daqing placanticline eastwar...

Haley, T.J.; Flesher, A.M.; Komesu, N., 1958: Effect of a dithiol on survival time after irradiation. Nature 181(4620): 1405-1406

N.S.Khlopova, B.Stefanon, D.Guiatti, T.T.Glazko, V.I.Glazko, 2012: Single nucleotide polymorphism of promoters of candidate genes controlling porcine productivity indices. Associations of single-nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in promoters of specialized genes of lipid metabolism (Scd, Lep), myogenesis (Myod, Myf-6), and board-spectrum protein regulator gene (Opn) with porcine meat-fat productivity indices are analy...

Bulmer D., 1968: Further studies on the granulated metrial gland cells of the pregnant rat enz esterase enz amino peptidase enz beta glucuronidase enz phosphatase. Journal of Anatomy 103(3): 479-489

Liu, K.; Elliott, J.A.; Lobb, D.A.; Flaten, D.N.; Yarotski, J., 2015: Conversion of Conservation Tillage to Rotational Tillage to Reduce Phosphorus Losses during Snowmelt Runoff in the Canadian Prairies. In a preceding study, converting conventional tillage (ConvT) to conservation tillage (ConsT) was reported to decrease nitrogen (N) but to increase phosphorus (P) losses during snowmelt runoff. A field-scale study was conducted from 2004 to 2012 t...

Fontaine H., 1977: Discovery of the genus Iowaphyllum (Tetracorallia) in a biostrome from the Lower Devonian of Cotentin, France. Geobios 10, fascicule 3): 471-477