Cephalosporins in veterinary medicine - ceftiofur use in food animals.

@article{Hornish2002CephalosporinsIV,
  title={Cephalosporins in veterinary medicine - ceftiofur use in food animals.},
  author={Rex E Hornish and Susan F. Kotarski},
  journal={Current topics in medicinal chemistry},
  year={2002},
  volume={2 7},
  pages={
          717-31
        }
}
Cephalosporins are an important class of antibacterial agents in use today for both humans and animals. Four generations of cephalosporins have evolved, all of which contain the beta-lactam sub-structure first found in penicillin. The range of cephalosporins available for use in food-producing animals, which is the subject of this review, is limited compared to humans. A few first- and second-generation cephalosporins are approved worldwide strictly for treatment of mastitis infections in dairy… CONTINUE READING

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