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fusidic acid

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A steroid antibiotic used to treat skin and eye infections caused by staphylococci. It is administered topically and may cause hypersensitivity reactions. Trade names: Fucidin, Fucithalmic. null...

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Fusidic acid resistance in community isolates of methicillin-susceptible <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> and fusidic acid prescribing

Brendan W. Mason, Anthony J. Howard and John T. Magee.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

April 2003; p ublished online April 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1637 words.

The level of resistance to fusidic acid among community methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA) isolates in the UK and prescriptions for fusidic acid have both doubled over the...

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The fusidic acid stimulon of <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i>

Alejandro Delgado, Shahrear Zaman, Arunachalam Muthaiyan, Vijayaraj Nagarajan, Mohamed O. Elasri, Brian J. Wilkinson and John E. Gustafson.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

December 2008; p ublished online September 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4386 words.

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Fusidic acid interferes with the release of elongation factor G (EF-G) after the translocation step of protein synthesis. The objective of this...

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fusidic acid

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A steroid antibiotic used to treat skin and eye infections caused by staphylococci. It is administered topically and may cause hypersensitivity reactions. Trade names: Fucidin, Fucithalmic. null...

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fusidic acid

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 44 words.

A bacteriostatic antibiotic derived from the fungus Fusidium coccineum that blocks translocation of the elongation factor G (EF-G) from the

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fusidic acid

Robert C. King, William D. Stansfield and Pamela K. Mulligan.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 13 words.

an antibiotic that prevents translation by interfering with elongation factor G.

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fusidic acid

Robert C. King, Pamela K. Mulligan and William D. Stansfield.

in A Dictionary of Genetics

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Genetics and Genomics. 13 words.

an antibiotic that prevents translation by interfering with elongation factor G.

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fusidic acid

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 32 words.

a steroid antibiotic used to treat skin and eye infections caused by staphylococci. It is administered topically and may cause

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fusidic acid

Edited by Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 32 words.

a steroid antibiotic used to treat skin and eye infections caused by staphylococci. It is administered topically and may cause hypersensitivity reactions. Trade names: ...

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fusidic acid

Edited by Richard Cammack, Teresa Atwood, Peter Campbell, Howard Parish, Anthony Smith, Frank Vella and John Stirling.

in Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

January 2006; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Biochemistry. 47 words.

3α,11α,16β‐trihydroxy‐4α,8,14‐trimethyl‐18‐nor‐5α,8α,9β,13α,14β‐cholesta‐17(20),24‐dien‐21‐oic acid

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Evaluation of fusidic acid in therapy of experimental <i> Staphylococcus aureus</i> meningitis

Christian Østergaard, Runa Vavia Yieng-Kow, Jenny Dahl Knudsen, Niels Frimodt-Møller and Frank Espersen.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

May 2003; p ublished online May 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 2312 words.

Objectives: Combination therapy that includes fusidic acid, an antimicrobial agent highly active against staphylococci, has been recommended in the treatment of patients with St...

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Characterization of Global Patterns and the Genetics of Fusidic Acid Resistance

David J. Farrell, Mariana Castanheira and Ian Chopra.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3221 words.

Fusidic acid binds to elongation factor G (EF-G), preventing its release from the ribosome, thus stalling bacterial protein synthesis. In staphylococci, high-level fusidic acid resistance...

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The postantibiotic effect of fusidic acid against gram-positive bacteria.

W J Munckhof and J D Turnidge.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

January 1997; p ublished online January 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 0 words.

The in-vitro postantibiotic effect (PAE) of fusidic acid was tested for six strains of Staphylococcus aureus and four strains of Streptococcus pyogenes. The maximum PAE that could be...

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A cautionary tale: High usage of topical fusidic acid and rapid clonal expansion of fusidic acid-resistant <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i>

Deborah A. Williamson, Stefan Monecke, Helen Heffernan, Stephen R. Ritchie, Sally A. Roberts, Arlo Upton, Mark G. Thomas and John D. Fraser.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

August 2014; p ublished online August 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 0 words.

Our aim was to assess national prescribing trends and determine longitudinal resistance patterns for topical antimicrobials in New Zealand. We observed a dramatic increase in fusidic acid...

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Effects of salicylate and related compounds on fusidic acid MICs in <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i>

Christopher T. D. Price, Frances G. O'Brien, Bradley P. Shelton, John R. Warmington, Warren B. Grubb and John E. Gustafson.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

July 1999; p ublished online July 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 3959 words.

Salicylate, acetyl-salicylate, benzoate and ibuprofen increased fusidic acid MICs for fusidic acid-resistant and -susceptible strains of Staphylococcus aureus representing six genetic ...

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Occurrence and molecular characterization of fusidic acid resistance mechanisms among <i>Staphylococcus</i> spp. from European countries (2008)

Mariana Castanheira, Amy A. Watters, Rodrigo E. Mendes, David J. Farrell and Ronald N. Jones.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

July 2010; p ublished online April 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 4181 words.

Objectives

To determine fusidic acid resistance rates (MICs of ≥2 mg/L) and the prevalence of fusidic acid resistance mechanisms among Staphylococcus spp....

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Antimicrobial activity and mechanisms of resistance to cephalosporin P1, an antibiotic related to fusidic acid

A. J. O’Neill, J. M. Bostock, A. Morais Moita and I. Chopra.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

December 2002; p ublished online December 2002 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 5488 words.

The antimicrobial properties of cephalosporin P1, an antibiotic structurally related to fusidic acid, were examined. Cephalosporin P1 exhibited potent activity against methicillin-sensitive null...

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Survey, characterization and susceptibility to fusidic acid of <i>Staphylococcus aureus</i> in the Carmarthen area

D. El-Zimaity, A. M. Kearns, S. J. Dawson, S. Price and G. A. J. Harrison.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

August 2004; p ublished online August 2004 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 3386 words.

Objective: This retrospective study was designed to investigate the possible reasons for an apparent increase in fusidic acid resistance among Staphylococcus aureus.

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Concentration and bactericidal activity of fusidic acid and cloxacillin in serum and synovial fluid

E. Somekh, T. Golan, A. Tanay, F. Poch and M. Dan.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

April 1999; p ublished online April 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1728 words.

Fusidic acid and cloxacillin were studied in patients who underwent joint aspiration for non-infectious disorders. Nine patients were given oral 500 mg fusidic acid tid for 72 h, the last ...

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A novel fusidic acid resistance determinant, <i>fusF</i>, in <i>Staphylococcus cohnii</i>

Hsiao-Jan Chen, Wei-Chun Hung, Yu-Tzu Lin, Jui-Chang Tsai, Hao-Chieh Chiu, Po-Ren Hsueh and Lee-Jene Teng.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

February 2015; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 1817 words.

Objectives

To determine MICs of fusidic acid for and identify genetic determinants of resistance in Staphylococcus cohnii isolates.

Me...

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The Safety Record of Fusidic Acid in Non-US Markets: A Focus on Skin Infections

Carl N. Kraus and Barry W. Burnstead.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

June 2011; p ublished online June 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 6973 words.

Fusidic acid has been in clinical use outside the United States (US) since 1962 for skin infections, including methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Non-US labeling reflects...

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