Abbreviations

  • Antimicrobial/Test Abbreviation
    amoxicillin amx
    amoxicillin-clavulanate (2:1) amc
    ampicillin amp
    azithromycin azm
    cefaclor cec
    cefotaxime ctx
    cefoxitin fox
    ceftazidime caz
    ceftobiprole bpr
    ceftolozane-tazobactam c_t
    cefuroxime cxm
    ciprofloxacin cip
    clarithromycin clr
    clindamycin cli
    colistin cst
    dalbavancin dal
    daptomycin dap
    doripenem dor
    ertapenem etp
    erythromycin ery
    faropenem far
    fusidic acid fus
    gemifloxacin gem
    gentamicin gen
    imipenem ipm
    levofloxacin lvx
    linezolid lzd
    meropenem mem
    metronidazole mtz
    minocycline min
    moxifloxacin mxf
    mupirocin mup
    oxacillin oxa
    penicillin pen
    piperacillin-tazobactam tzp
    rifampicin rif
    solithromycin sol
    teicoplanin tec
    telavancin tlv
    telithromycin tel
    tetracycline tet
    tigecycline tgc
    trimethoprim tmp
    trimethoprim-sulphamethoxazole sxt
    vancomycin van

  • Mechanism Abbreviation
    beta-lactamase blac
    ESBL, all types esbl
    ESBL, CTX-M type esbl_ctxm
    mecA gene mecA
    methicillin resistant metR
    mupA gene mupA

  • Organism Abbreviation
    alpha-haemolytic streptococcus as
    beta-haemolytic streptococcus bs
    coagulase-negative staphylococcus cn
    enterobacter e
    enterococcus ec
    escherichia coli eo
    klebsiella k
    proteeae p
    pseudomonas ps
    serratia gn
    staphylococcus aureus st
    streptococcus pneumoniae pn