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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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EPAs proposed decision would allow agribusiness to spray more than 650,000 pounds of streptomycin on citrus trees every year, over 40 times as much as is used each year to treat human disease in the United States.
It was also observed that penicillin and streptomycin were the most often used in cultures of planktonic organisms; however, the percentage used about published works has decreased (Fig.
Waksman was awarded a Nobel Prize in 1952 for his discovery of streptomycin, although much of the credit for the discovery has since been ascribed to Schatz.
After isolation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex on Lowenstein Jensen (LJ) medium, drug susceptibility for RIF, INH, ethambutol and streptomycin was performed using standard drug proportion method.
Conclusion: Combination of streptomycin, low-dose corticosteroids and lidocaine had immediate and prolonged effect in reducing pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis.
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.
Moderate isolates were found showing sensitive for Chloramphenicol (43.7 percent) while the highest number of isolates showed resistance against Penicillin (100 percent) followed by Oxytetracycline (87.5 percent) and Streptomycin (75 percent).
Isoniazid 0.2 [micro]g/ml Ethambutol 2 [micro]g/ml Streptomycin 4 [micro]g/ml Rifampicin 40 [micro]g/ml Result
The diluted suspension [10.sup.-4] was cultured on LJ drug-free media as a control and drug containing 0.2 [micro]g/mL isoniazid (INH), 40.0 [micro]g/mL rifampicin (RIF), 4.0 [micro]g/mL streptomycin (SM), and 2.0 [micro]g/mL ethambutol (EmB).
Furthermore, the intramuscular administration of streptomycin can also lead to patient's noncompliance.
coli isolates recovered from commercial broiler chicken were 28.5%, 28.5%, 57.1%, 28.5%, 21.4% against Protein inhibitor (PI) antibiotic category i.e.Gentamicin (CN), Streptomycin (S), Oxytetracycline (OT), Amikacin (AK), Chloramphenicol (C) respectively, 35.7%, 71.4%, 21.4%, 14.2%,0% against Cell wall inhibitor (CWI) category i.e.
To explore the synergistic actions of (-)-deoxypergularinine combined with first-line anti-TB drugs, 96-well plates were prepared containing serial two-fold dilutions of INH (0.24-0.00375 [micro]g/ml), rifampicin (0.06-0.0009 [micro]g/ml), or streptomycin (10-0.07 [micro]g/ml) along the horizontal orientation, and (-)-deoxypergularinine (40-0.6 [micro]g/ml) along the vertical orientation.