Streptogramin

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Streptogramins are a class of antibiotics.[1]

Streptogramins are effective in the treatment of vancomycin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (VRSA) and vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus (VRE), two of the most rapidly growing strains of multidrug-resistant bacteria. They fall into two groups: streptogramin A and streptogramin B.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Leeds: Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
  2. ^ Boucheer HW, Talbot GH, Bradley JS, Edwards JE, Gilbert D, Rice LB, et al. Bad Bugs, no drugs: No ESKAPE! An Update from the Infectious Society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2009;48:1-12.