spectinomycin


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spectinomycin

 [spek″tĭ-no-mi´sin]
an antibiotic derived from Streptomyces spectabilis, used as the hydrochloride salt in treatment of gonorrhea.

spectinomycin

/spec·ti·no·my·cin/ (spek″tĭ-no-mi´sin) an antibiotic derived from Streptomyces spectabilis, used as the hydrochloride salt in the treatment of gonorrhea.

spectinomycin

(spĕk′tə-nō-mī′sĭn)
n.
A broad-spectrum antibiotic, C14H24N2O7, obtained from a species of gram-negative bacteria (Streptomyces spectabilis) or produced synthetically and used in its hydrochloride form especially in the treatment of penicillin-resistant gonorrhea.

spectinomycin

An aminocyclitol antibiotic used by intramuscular injection to treat GONORRHOEA. The drug is on the WHO official list. Users should avoid Botox treatments.

spectinomycin

an aminocyclitol antibiotic derived from Streptomyces spectabili; the hydrochloride is used as a feed additive for swine and chickens.
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Ideally, susceptibilities to penicillin, tetracycline, spectinomycin, and ceftriaxone should be determined.
Effect of spectinomycin use on the prevalence of spectinomycin-resistant and of penicillinase-producing Neisseria gonorrhoeae.
In vitro activities of spectinomycin and comparator agents against Pasteurella multocida and Mannheimia haemolytica from respiratory tract infections of cattle.
Reported clinical efficacy was 90% in the ceftriaxone group, 94% in the spectinomycin group and 80% in the ciprofloxacin group.
At regional laboratories, the susceptibilities of these isolates to penicillin, tetracycline, spectinomycin, ciprofloxacin, ceftriaxone, cefixime, and azithromycin are determined by agar dilution.
Isolates were most resistant to Clindamycin, Spectinomycin, and Penicillin, having a average GMIC rage of 106.
2%) in 2002 and one each isolate in 2003, 2005, and 2006 were resistant to azithromycin and spectinomycin respectively.
Failure of antibiotics gentamycin, tylosin, lincomycin and spectinomycin to eliminate Mycoplasma bovis in artificially infected frozen bovine semen.
Widespread resistance long ago took penicillins, sulfa drugs, tetracycline, and spectinomycin off the table for gonococ-cal infections; by April of last year, fluoroquinolones, including ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, and levofloxacin, also lost their "recommended" status because of resistance documented in sites in the United States and other countries.
Widespread resistance long ago took penicillins, sulfa drugs, tetracycline, and spectinomycin off the table for gonococcal infections; last year fluoroquinolones, including ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, and levofloxacin, also lost their "recommended" status because of resistance documented in the United States and other countries.
The lack of availability of spectinomycin complicates management of patients who are allergic to cephalosporins, according to Dr.