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This complete and up to date monograph by one of the foremost authorities in the field is a most useful source of reference for all concerned in any way with the penicillins. In lucid, pithy, and concise fashion, Dr. Stewart reviews the background of the people and places where penicillin first came into being; then explores the various homologues according to acid stability, spectrum, and penicillinase resistance; discusses their mode of action, toxicity, and pharmacology; the problems of penicillin allergy; and closes with a review of the epidemiological impact of this magnificent group of therapeutic agents. The book ends with
The Penicillin Group of Drugs.. Ann Intern Med. 1965;63:1165. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-63-6-1165_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1965;63(6):1165.
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