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On blood test bacteria +. test name escherichia coli. >100000cgu/ml.what does this mean? antiobiotic name. ampicillin r. ceftriaxone. s. cefazolin.s.bactrim.r.gentamycin.s.cipriflixacin.r. what do these mean?

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Dr. Luis Fernando Mesta Carrillo
Dr. Luis Fernando Mesta Carrilloanswered
Internal Medicine 8 years experience
Antibiogram: Those results seem to be from an antibiogram. This study says which bacteria grew up on the culture test and its sensivity (S) or resistance (R) to some antibiotics. This test is helpful to select the best available antibiotic treatment. It is important to speak out your thoughts to your doctor for having the best interpretation about this results, since these depend of the specific situation.
Last updated May 29, 2020


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