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  • noun A streptogramin antibiotic derived from pristinamycin.

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  • And only Quinupristin/dalfopristin derived from Pristinamycin seems somewhat effective internally.

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  • And only Quinupristin/dalfopristin derived from Pristinamycin seems somewhat effective internally.

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  • The antibiotics to which the staph was resistant included: penicillin and ampicillin; erythromycin; tetracycline; oxacillin, the more modern form of the drug methicillin; the drug combination quinupristin/dalfopristin, known as Synercid; the fluoroquinolones levofloxacin (Levaquin) and ciprofloxacin (Cipro); and the last-resort drugs for very serious staph infections vancomycin and daptomycin.

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  • Antibiotic resistance to the antibiotics tetracycline, erythromycin and dalfopristin was noted in three strains of bacteria from the chicken trucks.

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