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Cephalosporins (Cephalosporin Antibiotics) Summary

Description: A group of broad-spectrum antibiotics first isolated from the Mediterranean fungus ACREMONIUM. They contain the beta-lactam moiety thia-azabicyclo-octenecarboxylic acid also called 7-aminocephalosporanic acid.

Also Known As: Cephalosporin Antibiotics; Cephalosporanic Acids; Acids, Cephalosporanic; Antibiotics, Cephalosporin

Networked: 2160 relevant articles (156 outcomes, 168 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Cephalosporins is Relevant

  1. Infection : 52 outcomes 51 studies in 741 results
  2. Meningitis : 13 outcomes 6 studies in 119 results
  3. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis) : 8 outcomes 7 studies in 89 results
  4. Respiratory Tract Infections (Respiratory Tract Infection) : 8 outcomes 7 studies in 58 results
  5. Peritonitis : 7 outcomes 4 studies in 40 results
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Drugs Related to Cephalosporins

  1. Penicillins (Penicillin)
  2. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  3. Fluoroquinolones
  4. Aminoglycosides
  5. Ceftriaxone (Ceftriaxon)
  6. Carbapenems (Carbapenem Antibiotics)
  7. Cefotaxime (Kendrick)
  8. beta-Lactamases (beta-Lactamase)
  9. Quinolones
  10. Ampicillin (Omnipen)
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Therapies Related to Cephalosporins

  1. Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD)
  2. Antibiotic Prophylaxis
  3. Length of Stay
  4. Cesarean Section (Caesarean Section)
  5. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
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