Clindamycin, metronidazole, and chloramphenicol.

  title={Clindamycin, metronidazole, and chloramphenicol.},
  author={Mary Jo Kasten},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  volume={74 8},
Clindamycin, metronidazole, and chloramphenicol are three antimicrobial agents useful in the treatment of anaerobic infections. Clindamycin is effective in the treatment of most infections involving anaerobes and gram-positive cocci, but emerging resistance has become a problem in some clinical settings. Metronidazole is effective in the treatment of infections involving gram-negative anaerobes, but it is unreliable in the treatment of gram-positive anaerobic infections and is ineffective in… CONTINUE READING
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