Volume 56, Issue 4 (1 1998)                   Tehran Univ Med J 1998, 56(4): 23-28 | Back to browse issues page

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Maleknezhad P, Aligholi M, Moosavi S. Study of Pseudomonas Aeroginosa resistance to Penicillines, Cephalosporins and Aminoglycosides. Tehran Univ Med J 1998; 56 (4) :23-28
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Drug therapy and prophylaxy in infectious diseases, from hygienic and economical point of view, are very important. Infections caused by pseudomonas aeroginosa were particularly severe, with high mortality rates. In the recent years pseudomonas aeroginosa continued to cause the most severe, life-thereating infections in burned patients, in spite of the introduction of a wide variety of antibiotics advised specifically for their anti pseudomonal activity. The aim of this study, in which many cases of ps.aeroginosa infections are assessed is to identify the drug resistance of this bacteria to penicillines, cephalosporins and aminoglycosides by antibiotic sensitivity test (disk ager diffusion). Results as percent of resistance to each antibiotic were 89% to carbenicillin, 55% to piperacillin, 89% to mezlocillin, 89.5% to ticarcillin+clavulonic acid, 85% to ceftriaxone, 95% to tobramycin, 5% of all isolates were not sensitive to any antibiotics.
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