Alty F. Dawson

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Cefuroxime is a new parenteral antibiotic with a wider spectrum of activity than earlier cephalosporins and is particularly active against Haemophilus influenzae, including strains resistant to ampicillin due to beta-lactamase production. From 18 centres, 274 patients suffering with 275 infections were treated with cefuroxime sodium using the standard(More)
Levels of cefuroxime in bronchial secretion were measured in 49 patients requiring bronchoscopy for diagnostic purposes. Patients were randomly allocated to one of 4 groups which differed with respect to the size (750 mg or 1.5 g) and number (1 or 7) of intravenous doses of cefuroxime given approximately 1 hour prior to sampling. Levels of cefuroxime(More)
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