cycloserine


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cy·clo·ser·ine

 (sī′klō-sĕr′ēn)
n.
An antibiotic effective against a wide range of bacteria, used especially in the treatment of tuberculosis and infections of the urinary tract.

cycloserine

(ˌsaɪkləʊˈsɪəriːn)
n
an antibiotic effective in the treatment of tuberculosis
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Noun1.cycloserine - an antibiotic that is especially active against the tubercle bacillus
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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00888, Darmstadt, Germany) Tryptose Sulfite Cycloserine agar (TSC agar, Hypet Media, Diatek) containing egg yolk emulsion and selective supplement.
In response to the Turing uproar, Rodelis Therapeutics agreed to return cycloserine to its previous owner, a nonprofit group with ties to Purdue University, which pledged to bring the cost back down to earth.
Cycloserine was not tested at CDC because it requires Lowenstein-Jensen medium, and CDC uses Middlebrook agar.
dagger]) Terizidone side-effects also apply to cycloserine.
Many medicines such as the anti- infection agent amikacin and antibiotic cycloserine, which are included in the World Health Organization's essential medicines list, are not included in NLEM.
Many medicines, such as the anti-infection agent amikacin, and the antibiotic cycloserine, which are included in the World Health Organisation's essential medicines list, are not included in the Indian NLEM, said Chinu Srinivasan, member of the All India Drug Action Network, which has been campaigning for drug price caps.
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.
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.
Pending surgery to remove the lung lesion, treatment was begun with five of the second-and third-line antimveobacterial drugs: moxifloxacin, cycloserine, para-aminosalicylic acid or PAS, amikacin, clofazamine, thionamide, and linezolid.