pirlimycin [Antibiotic]

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Accession ARO:3007169
DefinitionPirlimycin is an experimental/veterinary lincosamide antibiotic. Although not approved for use in humans, pirlimycin is commonly used to treat mammary gland infections in cattle.
Drug Classlincosamide antibiotic
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+ lincosamide antibiotic [Drug Class]
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+ lnuA confers_resistance_to_antibiotic

Gillespie BE, et al. 2002. Vet Ther 3(4):373-80 Efficacy of extended pirlimycin hydrochloride therapy for treatment of environmental Streptococcus spp and Staphylococcus aureus intramammary infections in lactating dairy cows. (PMID 12584673)