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What exactly is streptomycin?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Aminoglycoside

This antibiotic was one of the earliest discovered and used primarily to treat tuberculosis.
It is also used to treat some very severe bacterial infections, but because it is quite toxic, its use is limited.

In brief: Aminoglycoside

This antibiotic was one of the earliest discovered and used primarily to treat tuberculosis.
It is also used to treat some very severe bacterial infections, but because it is quite toxic, its use is limited.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry

In brief: Streptomycin

Streptomycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic that has been used to treat myobacterium avium, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, Plague, Brucellosis, Tularemia, Rat bite fever, Burkholderian infection, Chancroid, granuloma inguinale and a # of other infections.

In brief: Streptomycin

Streptomycin is an aminoglycoside antibiotic that has been used to treat myobacterium avium, Mycobacterium Tuberculosis, Plague, Brucellosis, Tularemia, Rat bite fever, Burkholderian infection, Chancroid, granuloma inguinale and a # of other infections.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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