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strep·to·my·cin

 (strĕp′tə-mī′sĭn)
n.
An antibiotic, C21H39N7O12, produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces griseus, used to treat bacterial infections caused chiefly by gram-negative bacteria and used under certain conditions to treat tuberculosis.

streptomycin

(ˌstrɛptəʊˈmaɪsɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) an antibiotic obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces griseus: used in the treatment of tuberculosis and Gram-negative bacterial infections. Formula: C21H39N7O12
[from Streptomyces, genus name of bacteria (from strepto- + Greek mukēs fungus + -in)]

strep•to•my•cin

(ˌstrɛp təˈmaɪ sɪn)

n.
an antibiotic, C21H39N7O12, produced by a streptomyces and used chiefly to treat tuberculosis.
[1944; < New Latin Streptomyc(es) (see streptomyces) + -in1]
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Noun1.streptomycin - an antibiotic produced by the actinomycete Streptomyces griseus and used to treat tuberculosis
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"
Translations
streptomycine

streptomycin

[ˌstreptəʊˈmaɪsɪn] Nestreptomicina f

strep·to·my·cin

n. estreptomicina, antibiótico que se usa contra infecciones bacterianas.

streptomycin

n estreptomicina
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2 Streptomycin is an aminocyclitol glycoside antibiotic that was the first antibiotic used in the treatment of TB.
The assay was performed with standard disks of ampicillin (10|ig): ciprofloxacin (5 [micro]g): chloramphenicol (30 [micro]g): erythromycin (15 [micro]g): gentamicin (10 [micro]g): streptomycin (10 [micro]g): norfloxacin (10 [micro]g): penicillin G (10U); tetracycline (30 [micro]g): vancomycin (30 [micro]g) (Laborclin; Pinhais, Brazil) and trimethoprim (5 [micro]g) (Sensifar; Sao Paulo, Brazil) on MRS (Micromed, Duque de Caxias, RJ) agar plates, incubated at 37[degrees]C for 24h.
2 [micro]g/ml Ethambutol 2 [micro]g/ml Streptomycin 4 [micro]g/ml Rifampicin 40 [micro]g/ml
Gentamicin (CN), Streptomycin (S), Oxytetracycline (OT), Amikacin (AK), Chloramphenicol (C) respectively, 35.
18) Resistance mechanisms of enterococci to gentamicin and to streptomycin differs.
Interestingly, (-)-deoxypergularinine was strongly synergistic with INH and rifampicin but the synergy with streptomycin was borderline.
Conclusion: Streptomycin and bupivacaine combination is an effective modality to manage neuropathic pain.
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Recently, new AME genes such as aph(2'')-Ib, aph(2'')-Ic and aph(2'')-Id have been detected and they are responsible for gentamicin resistance; high-level streptomycin and kanamycin resistance are mediated by the aph(3')IIIa gene.
Almost right in the middle of the 20th Century, the first ever, almost proper, randomized controlled trial (RCT) was realized (4); it showed that streptomycin was more effective than traditional treatment, which was not much more than tender loving care, in treating tuberculosis of the lung.
Tetracycline, along with the antibiotic streptomycin, is used in organic production to control a disease known as fire blight that affects apples and pears.