Effects of Glycopeptide and Lipopeptide Antibiotics on Granulocyte Function In Vitro
Vancomycin and the newly developed teicoplanin are glycopeptide antibiotics with high activity against gram-positive bacteria, especially staphylococci and streptococci . LY 146032 is a new cyclic polypeptide antibiotic containing a fatty acid moiety . Similar to vancomycin and teicoplanin, the new cyclic lipopeptide demonstrates excellent activity against a broad range of gram-positive bacteria including methicillin-resistant strains of S. aureus and S. epidermidis .
KeywordsPhenol Depression Lactate Superoxide Heparin
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