P. W. C.
Of the new antibiotics isolated in the attempts to supplement the deficiencies of penicillin and streptomycin, aureomycin at present seems to be the most promising. This substance was first obtained by Duggar and his associates in the Lederle Laboratories from cultures of Streptomyces aureofaciens. Extensive laboratory studies as well as some preliminary clinical trials of the drug were reported before the Section on Biology of the New York Academy of Sciences, July 21, 1948.1
Aureomycin forms a hydrochloride salt which is stable in dry form and relatively so in simple aqueous solutions which are acid and quite irritating on parenteral
C. PW. AUREOMYCIN. Ann Intern Med. 1949;31:163–168. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-31-1-163
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