Cefotaxime: in vitro activity and tentative interpretive standards for disk susceptibility testing.


Tested against 9,412 recent clinical isolates, cefotaxime exhibited 8 to 64 times greater activity against the Enterobacteriaceae than did cephalothin and two to four times greater activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa, but only one-half to one-eighth the activity of cephalothin against staphylococci. Using 420 different clinical isolates, but with… (More)


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