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Test yourself: Pneumonia

Penicillin resistance is categorized as either intermediate-level resistance (minimal inhibitory concentration [MIC] between 0.1 and 1 µg/mL) or high-level resistance (MIC >1 µg/mL). ... Organisms that are resistant to penicillin generally remain
March 2010

Avoiding beta-lactam therapy in hospitalized patients with self-reported allergies may lead to more adverse events

important to go beyond the allergy history to an assessment and plan informed by well-validated allergy practice and procedures, such as implementation of the penicillin skin test and/or graded
July 2016

Letter from the Editor

This month's issue includes articles on new approaches to pain management, use of penicillin, conference coverage from CHEST 2016, and more. ... Our feature story focuses on the prescribing of penicillin and how it might be time for this very old drug
January 2017

Mortality lower with prolonged vs. short-term IV infusion of antipseudomonal beta-lactams

Carbapenems, penicillins, and cephalosporins were studied. Researchers considered age, Acute Physiology and Chronic Health Evaluation (APACHE) II score, severity of sepsis, and renal function.
November 2017

Cases from Montefiore Medical Center

Intravenous penicillin and silibinin block uptake of toxin into hepatocytes, and N-acetylcysteine limits damage from oxidative stress. ... He was successfully treated with six weeks of intravenous penicillin. No surgical debridement was needed.
February 2013

New guidelines for hospitals' antibiotic stewardship programs

Weak recommendations were issued in favor of alternative dosing strategies for broad-spectrum beta-lactams and allergy assessments and penicillin skin testing for patients with a history of beta-lactam allergy.
April 2016

The wisdom of teens

There was no penicillin available at this time, yet the patient survived.
October 2011

Fluoroquinolones associated with retinal detachment

As an additional control, researchers also examined the risk of retinal detachment against two drug classes not associated with retinal detachment: oral β-lactam antibiotics (all oral penicillins and cephalosporins) and
April 2012

In the News

Weak recommendations were issued in favor of alternative dosing strategies for broad-spectrum beta-lactams and allergy assessments and penicillin skin testing for patients with a history of beta-lactam allergy.
July 2016

MKSAP quiz on antibiotics

Initiation of a broad-spectrum antimicrobial such as piperacillin-tazobactam, a penicillin/β-lactamase inhibitor, and cefepime, a third-generation cephalosporin covering gram-positive and gram-negative organisms, is essential immediately
July 2013

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