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beta-Lactamases (beta-Lactamase) Summary

Description: Enzymes found in many bacteria which catalyze the hydrolysis of the amide bond in the beta-lactam ring. Well known antibiotics destroyed by these enzymes are penicillins and cephalosporins.

Also Known As: beta-Lactamase; beta Lactamase; beta Lactamases; beta-Lactamhydrolase

Networked: 2061 relevant articles (150 outcomes, 186 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which beta-Lactamases is Relevant

  1. Infection : 66 outcomes 75 studies in 884 results
  2. Endocarditis : 16 outcomes 2 studies in 45 results
  3. Urinary Tract Infections (Urinary Tract Infection) : 10 outcomes 23 studies in 147 results
  4. Pneumonia (Pneumonitis) : 9 outcomes 1 study in 77 results
  5. Bacterial Infections (Bacterial Infection) : 8 outcomes 1 study in 34 results
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Drugs Related to beta-Lactamases

  1. Ampicillin (Omnipen)
  2. Sulbactam
  3. Clavulanic Acid (Potassium Clavulanate)
  4. Amoxicillin-Potassium Clavulanate Combination (Co-amoxiclav)
  5. Amoxicillin (Wymox)
  6. Penicillins (Penicillin)
  7. Piperacillin
  8. Cephalosporins (Cephalosporin Antibiotics)
  9. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)
  10. tazobactam
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Therapies Related to beta-Lactamases

  1. Tonsillectomy
  2. Peritoneal Dialysis
  3. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
  4. Neonatal Intensive Care
  5. Oral Administration
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