Drug Type: Antibiotic


Cefquinome is a semi-synthetic, broad-spectrum, fourth-generation cephalosporin injectable antibiotic. It's used frequently in pet poultry in Europe. Cefquinome has a wide spectrum of activity against Escherichia coli, Proteus mirabilis and Pseudomonas aeroginosa.

Cefquinome is rapidly absorbed after IM and SC injection. The withdrawal time of cefquinome from tissue of chickens is 5 days following the last dose.

Note: Cephalosporins may disturb the normal intestinal microflora of poultry, particularly when administered orally and at high doses.
injectable solution