Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Meropenem and Clavulanic Acid

This paper describes clavulanic acid, as a companion, enhances activity of meropenem. Click here for this paper. John Blanchard's Lab has demonstrated this in M. tuberculosis.
Authors: J Cielecka-Piontek, D Szymanowska-Powalowska, M Paczkowska, P Lysakowski, P Zalewski and P Garbacki.

Here is another paper reporting Meropenem-Clavulanic acid activity against clinical strains (including strains that are resistant to TB drugs). Click here.
Authors: FL Davies  , CG Giske, J Bruchfeld, T Schon, P Jureen, K Anjeby.

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