Selective decontamination of the digestive tract with oral aztreonam and temocillin.

Abstract

Selective decontamination of the digestive tract by antimicrobial drugs with limited spectra of antibacterial activity has been reported to reduce the risk of superinfection and cross-infection in immunocompromised hosts by leaving the flora responsible for colonization resistance (largely anaerobic) intact. Aztreonam, a monobactam, and temocillin, a beta… (More)

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