To use all functions of this page, please activate cookies in your browser.
With an accout for my.chemeurope.com you can always see everything at a glance – and you can configure your own website and individual newsletter.
- My watch list
- My saved searches
- My saved topics
- My newsletter
Oxacillin sodium (trade name Bactocill) is a narrow spectrum beta-lactam antibiotic of the penicillin class. It has been used particularly in the treatment of Staphylococcus aureus infection, and resistant strains may be called oxacillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (ORSA). It is not in use in the UK (which only uses it for laboratory identification of MRSA and to detect penicillin resistance in Streptococcus pneumoniae).
Additional recommended knowledge
Is very active against gram negative organisms such as E.coli (possibly incorrect stetement. need to verify).
|This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Oxacillin". A list of authors is available in Wikipedia.|