Laboratory and Clinical Studies with Mecillinam
Mecillinam (FL 1060) is a new antibiotic derived from a new class of Antibiotics, the 6β amidino penicillanic acids and despite a close structural similarity with other β lactam antibiotics, it has markedly different properties. II is much more active against gram negative organisms than gram positive organisms, and is more active than existing β lactam antibiotics in clinical use against Erlterobacteriae in general, and Escherichia coli and Salmonella species in particular.
KeywordsUrinary Tract Infection Enteric Fever Negative Organism Penicillanic Acid Regional Public Health
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