In vitro susceptibilities of common pediatric pathogens to LY163892

S. Shelton, J. D. Nelson

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Abstract

LY163892 is a carbacephem antibiotic for oral administration with an antibacterial spectrum similar to that of cefaclor and amoxicillin-clavulanic acid. It has greater stability than cefaclor and greater activity against β-lactamase-producing Haemophilus influenzae and Escherichia coli. LY163892 is less active than amoxicillin against streptococci and less active than amoxicillin-clavulanic acid against Branhamella catarrhalis but comparable against other pathogens.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)268-270
Number of pages3
JournalAntimicrobial agents and chemotherapy
Volume32
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacology (medical)
  • Infectious Diseases

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