Tinidazole — microbiology, pharmacology and efficacy in anaerobic infections

  title={Tinidazole — microbiology, pharmacology and efficacy in anaerobic infections},
  author={Prof. Dr. C. E. Nord and Assoc. Prof. L. Kager},
Tinidazole is a 5-nitroimidazole with selective activity against anaerobic bacteria and protozoa. It is bactericidal at low concentrations and its spectrum covers most anaerobic bacteria and some capnophilic microorganisms. Anaerobic bacteria known to be resistant to tinidazole include anaerobic streptococci, actinomyces and propionibacteria. Tinidazole is one of the most active antibacterial agents againstBacteroides fragilis which is one of the most resistant species of anaerobic bacteria… CONTINUE READING
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