Beta-lactam antibiotics are a broad class of antibiotics which include penicillin derivatives, cephalosporins, monobactams, carbapenems and Beta-lactamase inhibitors; basically any antibiotic agent which contains a Beta-lactam nucleus in its molecular structure.
They are the most widely used group of antibiotics available.
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