Category: Antibiotics

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Teicoplanin is an antibiotic used in the prophylaxis and treatment of serious infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus and Enterococcus faecalis. It is a semisynthetic glycopeptide antibiotic with a spectrum of activity similar to vancomycin. Its mechanism of action is to inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis.[2] Teicoplanin is marketed by Sanofi-Aventis under the trade name Targocid. Other trade names include Ticocin m...

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