Poor (not given orally)
Extends spectrum of ampicillin to include Pseudomonas aeruginosaEnterobacter! aceae,** Bacteroides species**
*Many strains are resistant due to altered penicillin-binding proteins.
**Many strains are resistant due to production of ^-lactamases. ^There are other congeners of ampicillin; see the text. *Some strains are resistant due to decreased entry or active efflux.
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