In vitro activity of doripenem (S-4661) against multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacilli isolated from patients with cystic fibrosis

Yunhua Chen, Elizabeth Garber, Qiuqu Zhao, Yigong Ge, Matthew A Wikler, Koné Kaniga, Lisa Saiman
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy 2005, 49 (6): 2510-1
Doripenem 50% inhibitory concentrations (MIC50) and 90% inhibitory concentrations (MIC90) for multidrug-resistant strains of mucoid Pseudomonas aeruginosa (n=200 strains), nonmucoid P. aeruginosa (n=200), and Burkholderia cepacia complex (n=200) isolated from patients with cystic fibrosis were 8 and 32, 8 and 64, and 8 and 32 microg/ml, respectively. Doripenem had somewhat better activity than established antimicrobial agents.

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