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Suppression of Lymphocytes by Cephalosporins

  • E. A. Chaperon
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Abstract

The cephalosporins are a rapidly proliferating group of antimicrobial agents. They are widely used because they are similar to the penicillins in their structure and mode of action, but have the added advantages of being relatively resistant to the beta-lactamases and of possessing bactericidal activity against a broad spectrum of pathogenic microorganisms, many of which are not susceptible to the penicillins (11).

Keywords

Lymphocyte Response Thymidine Uptake Febrile Neutropenic Patient Proliferate Group Delayed Hypersensitivity Response 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. A. Chaperon
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Medical MicrobiologyCreighton University, School of MedicineOmahaUSA

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