Generations of Cephalosporins

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Third generation cephalosporin for pseudomonas
Intramuscular surgical prophylaxis
Fourth generation cephalosporin for pseudomonas
Intra-abdominal surgery prophylaxis
Crosses BBB
Only third generation good for penicillin resistant pneumococci
Binds PBP 2' (2a)
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Establishes good levels in CSF relative to concentrations need to inhibit or kill
Active against MRSA
Can be given in place of nafcillin/semi-synthetic penicillin in those with h/o penicillin rash
Widely used at the Texas Medical Center
First generation oral surgical prophylaxis
Second generation for otitis media and bacterial bronchitis

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