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Studies on the Antibacterial Activity of Ceftiofur Sodium in Vitro and Birds

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This study was carried out to evaluate the antibacterial activity of ceftiofur sodium as anti-infective chemotherapeutic agent belonged to the third generation of cephalosporins against different bacterial pathogens in vitro and birds. The obtained results showed that it was more effective and superior in its action than that the other compared antibacterial agents. The disc diffusion test revealed that most P. multocida isolates were highly sensitive to ceftiofur sodium with minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) ranging between 0.625 - 2.5 μg/ml and minimal bactericidal concentration (MBCs) equal or two folds of the MICs.

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K. Al-Kheraije, "Studies on the Antibacterial Activity of Ceftiofur Sodium in Vitro and Birds," Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Vol. 3 No. 1, 2013, pp. 16-21. doi: 10.4236/ojvm.2013.31004.

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