ceftiofur [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3004006
Synonym(s)Excenel Naxcel
DefinitionCeftiofur is a third-generation broad spectrum cephalosporin and beta-lactam antibiotic. It causes cell lysis by disrupting peptidoglycan cross-linkage and cell wall formation by binding to PBPs.
Drug Classcephalosporin
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Yancey RJ, et al. 1987. Am. J. Vet. Res. 48(7):1050-3 Ceftiofur sodium, a broad-spectrum cephalosporin: evaluation in vitro and in vivo in mice. (PMID 3631686)