cycloserine


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cycloserine

[¦sī·klō′se‚rēn]
(microbiology)
C3H6O2N2 Broad-spectrum, crystalline antibiotic produced by several species of Streptomyces; useful in the treatment of tuberculosis and urinary-tract infections caused by resistant gram-negative bacteria.
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A search of all hospital orders from January 1, 2010, to January 1, 2012, was performed for cycloserine orders and for information about the patients undergoing these tests.
Efficacy and safety of kanamycin, Ethionamide, PAS, and Cycloserine in multidrug-resistant pulmonary tuberculosis patients.
Perfringens Agar OPSP uses a combination of sulphadiazine, oleandoymcin & polymyxin to achieve selectivity, whilst cycloserine is used with the TSC formulation.
five million capsules of cycloserine through the WHO's Directly Observed
The review of cycloSERINE test results showed a statistically greater proportion of the tests ordered by laboratory A had lower values in comparison to the tests ordered by all other laboratories combined.
difficile counts were assessed in the washed out caecal content by inoculating different dilutions on cefoxitin cycloserine fructose agar and incubating anaerobically at 37[degrees]C for 48 h.
The technology transfer partner in South Africa, Aspen Pharmacare, sold its first batch of cycloserine to Botswana in 2006 and is now producing cycloserine in a brand new facility in Port Elizabeth, South Africa, that has a capacity in excess of 4 billion tablets and capsules per year.
35,36) Cycloserine, ethionamide, and isoniazid (INH) have all been evaluated for MAC therapies, but resistance is common.
Cycloserine could have similar effects in patients with PTSD, said Michael Davis, Ph.
Drugs tested include capreomycin, kanamycin, ethionamide, cycloserine, para-amino salicylic acid, amikacin, ciprofloxacin, and ofloxacin.
Until that time, Lilly manufactured and supplied nominal quantities of two TB medicines C capreomycin and cycloserine.