Tag Archives: Cefoperazone

Intramammary preparations for lactating animals

These preparations are used to treat clinical and subclinical mastitis (see notes above). Bacterial culture and sensitivity testing should be carried out on pretreatment milk samples on a regular basis so that mastitic pathogens within a herd are identified and the most suitable therapy is administered. Pretreatment samples should be refrigerated or frozen. Veterinarians should… Read More »


The cephalosporins comprise a large group of antibacterials containing the beta-lactam ring. They are closely related to the penicillins. Like the penicillins they are bactericidal (operating time-dependent killing), are relatively non-toxic (although less so than the penicillins), and less likely to cause allergic reactions. Cephalosporins are suitable for use in rabbits and rodents. It is… Read More »


Chemistry A third generation cephalosporin, ceftriaxone sodium occurs as white to yellowish-orange crystalline powder. It is soluble in water (400 mg/ml at 25°C). Potencies of commercial products are expressed in terms of ceftriaxone. One gram of ceftriaxone sodium contains 3.6 mEq of sodium. Storage – Stability – Compatibility The sterile powder for reconstitution should be… Read More »