cefetamet [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3004000
Synonym(s)cefetametum FET
DefinitionCefetamet is a third-generation semi-synthetic beta-lactam antibiotic that inactivates inner cell wall PBPs through targeting binding, resulting in cell lysis.
Drug Classcephalosporin
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Angehrn P, et al. 1989. Eur. J. Clin. Microbiol. Infect. Dis. 8(6):536-43 In vitro antibacterial properties of cefetamet and in vivo activity of its orally absorbable ester derivative, cefetamet pivoxil. (PMID 2504597)