Mecillinam and Pivmecillinam — New Beta-Lactam Antibiotics with High Activity Against Gram-Negative Bacilli
A common structural feature of all penicillins used in medicine is the presence of an acylamido group in the 6ß-position of penicillanic acid, (cf. fig.l) and it has been generally assumed that this grouping is a prerequisite for antibacterial activity of ß-lactam antibiotics.
KeywordsKlebsiella Pneumoniae Haemophilus Influenzae Serratia Marcescens Proteus Mirabilis Antimicrobial Spectrum
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