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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Cycloserine or terizidone was not differentially recorded; where cycloserine is stated, it implies that 1 of the 2 drugs was used.
Stored faecal samples were subsequently thawed, subjected to alcohol-shock treatment (9), cultured onto Cycloserine, Cefoxitin, Fructose (CCF) Agar (Fort Richard Laboratories, Auckland), and incubated anaerobically at 36[degrees]C ([+ or -] 1[degrees]C) for 48 hours ([+ or -] 4 hours).
Cycloserine is a rarely used, second-line tuberculosis antibiotic not stocked in our inpatient pharmacy.
ofloxacin, ethionamide PAS, kanamycin and cycloserine for 201 cases of MDR is shown in Table-2.
Treatment regimen: The standardized regimen consisted of an intensive phase (IP) of 6-9 months with 6 drugs, namely kanamycin (Km), ofloxacin (Ofx), ethionamide (Eto), pyrazinamide (Z), ethambutol (E), and cycloserine (Cs) given daily.
High fat meals decrease the serum concentration of cycloserine, a bacteriostatic anti-tubercular drug and results in incomplete eradication of bacteria.
Lab M's Perfringens Agar-OPSP is designed for the enumeration of Clostridium perfringens in foods, and the company's Perfringens Agar Base (TSC) is used in the preparation of Tryptose Sulphite Cycloserine (TSC) Agar for the enumeration and presumptive identification of the organism.
About 5 ml of Tryptose Sulphite Cycloserine (TSC) agar containing g/L, distilled water; 46 g, TSC (Oxoid CM587); pH 7.6 [+ or -] 0.2, was poured into a sterile petri dish and evenly distributed.
Effects of D- cycloserine on extinction: translation from preclinical to clinical work.
Eli Lilly's Speke plant produces two antibiotics - capreomycin and cycloserine. The expansion of the plant, which employs 460 people, is part of a pounds 45m global plan to up production from 0.6 tonnes a year to 1.2 tonnes.
The Speke site is to double production of the two anti--biotics - capreomycin and cycloserine - necessary to treat MDR-TB.