vancomycin

Complex glycopeptide antibiotic produced by actinomycetes. Inhibits peptidoglycan synthesis. Active against many Gram positive bacteria.

vancomycin

[n] - an antibiotic (trade name Vancocin) effective against some bacterial infections
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Vancomycin

Noun: A drug which is a highly effective antibiotic against some forms of bacteria. It is derived from a micro-organism found in Indonesian and Indian soil. It can have very severe side effects such as damaging the inner ear or the kidneys. Due to this it's blood levels are carefully monitored and it's quantities adjusted accordingly.
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vancomycin

<drug> Complex glycopeptide antibiotic produced by actinomycetes. Inhibits peptidoglycan synthesis. Active against many gram-positive bacteria. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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vancomycin

Vancocin noun an antibiotic (trade name Vancocin) effective against some bacterial infections
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vancomycin

(van″ko-miĀ“sin) an antibiotic produced by the actinomyceteAmycolatopsis orientalis, highly effective against gram-positive bacteria, especially against staphylococci; it is used as the hydrochloride salt. It is administered intravenously in the treatment of severe staphylococcal infections resistant to other antib...
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vancomycin

(from the article `staphylococcus`) ...in hospitals and nursing homes are particularly susceptible to MRSA infection, which is difficult to treat because of its resistance to most ...
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vancomycin

vancomycin (văn"kōmī'sin) , antibiotic resembling penicillin in the way it acts. It is derived from the bacterium Streptomyces orientalis, which was isolated from soil of India and Indonesia. Vancomycin destroys Gram-positive bacteria, especially staphylococci and enterococ...
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vancomycin

Type: Term Pronunciation: van′kō-mī′sin Definitions: 1. An antibiotic isolated from cultures of Nocardia orientalis, bactericidal against gram-positive organisms; available as the hydrochloride.
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vancomycin

An antibiotic drug used to fight resistant bacterial infections.
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Vancomycin

It is on the World Health Organization`s List of Essential Medicines, a list of the most important medications needed in a basic health system. ==Medical uses== Vancomycin is indicated for the treatment of serious, life-threatening infections by Gram-positive bacteria unresponsive to other less-toxic antibiotics. In particular, vancomycin should ....
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Vancomycin

An antibiotic used in the treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria. It has tradition
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Vancomycin

An antibiotic used in the treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria. It has tradition
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22412

Vancomycin

An antibiotic used in the treatment of infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria. It has tradition
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22412
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