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|AHFS/Drugs.com||International Drug Names|
|ATC code||J01DE02 (WHO)|
|Molar mass||514.58 g/mol|
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Cefpirome is a fourth-generation cephalosporin. Trade names include Cefrom, Keiten, Broact, and Cefir. Cefpirome is considered highly active against Gram-negative bacteria, including Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Gram-positive bacteria.
Spectrum of bacterial susceptibility and resistance
Bacteroides fragilis, enterococci, Pseudomonas spp. and staphylococci are resistant to cefpirome sulfate, and some Haemophilus spp. and pneumococci have developed resistance to it to varying degrees.
- "Cefpirome Sulfate spectrum of bacterial susceptibility and Resistance" (PDF). Retrieved 10 April 2012.
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