lincosamide

lincosamide

(lin-kōs'a-mīd),
One of a class of antibiotics that work by inhibition of protein synthesis.
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Resistance to macrolide, lincosamide, streptogramin, ketolide, and oxazolidinone antibiotics.
Intrinsic and unusual resistance to macrolide, lincosamide, and streptogramin antibiotics in bacteria.
A mutation was found in a noncoding RNA gene that the authors predicted would confer resistance to the antibiotic clindamycin, a lincosamide drug commonly administered in combination with quinine to treat pregnant women and infants for malaria in Peru.
Resistance to streptogamins is mediated by a mechanism which also causes resistance to macrolide (such as erythromycin) and lincosamide (such as clindamycin) drugs, as these drugs have the same antimicrobial activity.
New on the market this year is Ziana, a lincosamide antibiotic and retinoid combination product, indicated for the treatment of acne vulgaris in patients aged 12 years or older.
In the lincosamide class, clindamycin phosphate vaginal cream is used for the treatment of BV.
Gel is a lincosamide antibiotic and benzoyl peroxide indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris.
Ampicillin and penicillin are both penicillins, tetracycline and oxytetracycline are both tetracyclines, lincomycin is a lincosamide, and erythromycin is a macrolide.
The lincosamide class includes clindamycin and lincomycin.
Acanya Gel is a lincosamide antibiotic and benzoyl peroxide indicated for the topical treatment of acne vulgaris.
pyogenes strains expressing the efflux pump are resistant to erythromycin, but they are susceptible to clindamycin (a drug from the lincosamide family) and streptogrammin B.