This evidence summary outlines the best available evidence for a new intravenous antimicrobial, ceftazidime/avibactam (Zavicefta). It is indicated for treating:
- complicated intra-abdominal infections
- complicated urinary tract infections, including pyelonephritis
- hospital‑acquired pneumonia, including ventilator‑associated pneumonia
- infections caused by aerobic gram‑negative organisms in adults with limited treatment options.
The evidence summary includes information on: regulatory status and indications, key messages, resource impact, current guidance and place in therapy. See the full evidence review for more information.
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Evidence summary development process
The evidence summary: process guide (2017) sets out the process NICE uses to select topics for evidence summaries and details how the summaries are developed, quality assured and approved for publication.