Cefepime Antimicrobial Susceptibility disks


Cefepime Antimicrobial Susceptibility disks



Cefepime Antimicrobial Susceptibility disks

Cefepime is a fourth-generation cephalosporin antibiotic. It has good activity against important pathogens including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Staphylococcus aureus, and multiple drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae.

Cefepime is usually reserved to treat moderate to severe nosocomial pneumonia, infections caused by multiple drug-resistant microorganisms (e.g. Pseudomonas aeruginosa) and empirical treatment of febrile neutropenia. Whereas other cephalosporins are degraded by many plasmid- and chromosome-mediated beta-lactamases, cefepime is stable and is a front-line agent when infection with Enterobacteriaceae is known or suspected.

Cefepime is a broad-spectrum cephalosporin antibiotic and has been used to treat bacteria responsible for causing pneumonia and infections of the skin and urinary tract. Some of these bacteria include PseudomonasEscherichia, and Streptococcus species.

Our data sheet is available here

Please note that these are not a universal fitting and only work in our convenient Disk Dispenser available from here


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