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Description

Sulfadiazine sodium is a bacteriostatic sulfonamide antibiotic and dissolves freely in water (50mg/mL).

    CAS Number

    547-32-0

    Molecular Formula

    C10H9N4NaO2S

    Molecular Weight

    272.26

    Mechanism of Action

    Sulfadiazine sodium interferes with the folic acid metabolism in bacteria by inhibiting p-aminobenzoic acid, a major component in the folic acid cycle.

    Storage Conditions

    Ambient ≤ 30°C

    Tariff Code

    2935.00.4200

    Spectrum

    Sulfadiazine sodium is a broad-spectrum antibiotic targeting a wide range of gram-positive and gram-negative bacteria especially those which cause urinary tract infections.

Applications

    Microbiology Applications

    Sulfadiazine sodium is commonly used in clinical in vitro microbiological antimicrobial susceptibility tests (panels, discs, and MIC strips) against gram positive and gram negative microbial isolates. Medical microbiologists use AST results to recommend antibiotic treatment options for infected patients. Representative MIC values include:

    • Neisseria meningitidis 0.5 µg/mL – 200 µg/mL
    • For a complete list of sulfadiazine MIC values, click here.

Specifications

    Form

    Powder

    Appearance

    White or almost-white powder

    Source

    Synthetic

    Assay

    (On Dried Basis): 99.0-100.5%

    Loss on Drying

    ≤ 0.5%

References

    References

    "Sulfadiazine: Mechanism of Action." Cancer News Network. N.p., 2009. Web. 21 Aug. 2012.

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