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This text on the nature and practical application of neomycin comes at a time when clinicians are witnessing therapeutic failures as a result of microbial resistance to various antibiotics. More than ever before, the usefulness of a potent drug such as neomycin is recognized and the clinician has been obliged to modify his thinking about the use of antimicrobial agents with certain obvious disadvantages. Thus, trepidation which formerly attended the use of neomycin has been diluted in part by the emergence of bacteria sensitive only to this antibiotic. The increasing use of neomycin has created a new need for information
Neomycin, Its Nature and Practical Application.. Ann Intern Med. ;49:968–969. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-49-4-968_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1958;49(4):968-969.
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