In this instance, trimethoprim/ sulfamethoxazole and doxycycline were chosen because of availability of oral formulations, in vitro susceptibility testing results, and affordability given the patient's lack of medical insurance.
What does SMZ stand for?
SMZ stands for Sulfamethoxazole (antibiotic)
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For instance, most of the polymorphs in the experiment could be made on any of several members of the 436-polymer library, but one of the two new forms of sulfamethoxazole grew on only one polymer.
Co-trimoxazole (a combination of trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole, sometimes called TMP/SMX) was first used to prevent AIDS-related PCP (pneumocystis pneumonia) in 1985 --(although it was standard of care for prevention of PCP in other patients with immune deficiencies long before then).
25 2 Clarithromycin ([dagger]) 23 8 4 Doxycycline 22 1 2-8 Imipenem 22 4 8 Linezolid 22 4 16 Sulfamethoxazole 21 4 32 Trimethoprim/ sulfamethoxazole 6 1/19 2/38 ([double dagger]) Tobramycin 23 [less than or 8 equal to] 2 Tigecycline 5 0.
Of the 1,170 isolates that were analyzed, 93% were resistant to at least one antimicrobial agent, including ampicillin (79% of isolates), streptomycin (56%), sulfamethoxazole (56%), tetracycline (53%), and combined trimethoprim and sulfamethoxazole (51%).