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.

Members include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ University of Leeds: Antimicrobial Chemotherapy[dead link]
  2. ^ Boucher, H. W.; Talbot, G. H.; Bradley, J. S.; Edwards, J. E.; Gilbert, D; Rice, L. B.; Scheld, M; Spellberg, B; Bartlett, J (2009). "Bad bugs, no drugs: No ESKAPE! An update from the Infectious Diseases Society of America". Clinical Infectious Diseases. 48 (1): 1–12. PMID 19035777. doi:10.1086/595011.