Nalidixic acid

What is Nalidixic acid?

Nalidixic acid is the first of the synthetic quinolone antibiotics.Nalidixic acid is effective against both gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria. In lower concentrations, it acts in a bacteriostatic manner; that is, it inhibits growth and reproduction. In higher concentrations, it is bactericidal, meaning that it kills bacteria instead of merely inhibiting their growth.

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Does my mother has UTI? My mother s urine culture report is as follows: Report on culture and sensitivity profile nature of specimen : urine...

doctor1 MD

hi, you have not mention her physical complaint, though if she is on homoeopathy with good general condition please do continue the same treatment....

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Hi Doc. Recently i performed urine culture test and the results were as follows:
Gentamicin S+++
Noroxin S+++
Nitrofuratoin S+++
Celor S+++...

doctor1 MD

Hi, dear
I have gone through your question.
I can understand your concern.

Your urine culture report suggest augmentin is sensitive. So you should...

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my stool culture report is as under;1st.report;:organism/isolated.HEAVY GROWTH OF KLEBSIELLA SPECIES AMPICILLIN (AM) RESISTANT NALIDIXIC ACID(...

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Hi,
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Your stool culture shows micro-organisms Klebsiela these are Gram negative organisms and usually sensitive to aminoglycoside...

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