JOSEPH L. GOLDMAN; S. A. RODDENBERRY; M. P. RIZUTTO; HERBERT E. FITCH JR.; MORRIS WAISMAN
In the enthusiasm with which the medical profession has accepted and used penicillin as a chemotherapeutic agent, another antibiotic substance of considerable antibacterial activity has not received the full consideration it deserves. Although tyrothricin does not possess the broad application of penicillin because it cannot be administered systemically, this drug has a definite place in the treatment of surface infections. One of the great problems which lies ahead for the medical profession will be the accurate appraisal of the various chemotherapeutic and antibacterial agents available for different infections. In the treatment of mucous membrane and skin infections and surface wounds,
GOLDMAN JL, RODDENBERRY SA, RIZUTTO MP, FITCH HE, WAISMAN M. EXPERIENCES WITH TYROTHRICIN IN RHINOLOGY, SURGERY AND DERMATOLOGY1. Ann Intern Med. ;27:103–113. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-27-1-103
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1947;27(1):103-113.
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