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Colistin

Known as: Colistinum, Colisticin, Polymyxin E 
Cyclic polypeptide antibiotic from Bacillus colistinus. It is composed of Polymyxins E1 and E2 (or Colistins A, B, and C) which act as detergents on… Expand
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Review
2019
Review
2019
Carbapenems are considered as last-resort antibiotics for the treatment of infections caused by multidrug-resistant Gram-negative… Expand
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Highly Cited
2016
Highly Cited
2016
BACKGROUND Until now, polymyxin resistance has involved chromosomal mutations but has never been reported via horizontal gene… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Colistin is the last resort for treatment of multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii. Unfortunately, resistance to colistin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
ABSTRACT With increasing clinical emergence of multidrug-resistant Gram-negative pathogens and the paucity of new agents to… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
ABSTRACT Infections caused by multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacteria represent a major global health problem. Polymyxin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
ABSTRACT The mechanism of colistin resistance (Colr) in Acinetobacter baumannii was studied by selecting in vitro Colr… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter baumannii is recognized to be among the most difficult antimicrobial-resistant gram-negative… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
The emergence of multidrug-resistant gram-negative bacteria and the lack of new antibiotics to combat them have led to the… Expand
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Infections caused by multi-resistant Gram-negative bacteria, particularly Pseudomonas aeruginosa, are increasing worldwide. In… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Sixty nosocomial infections caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Acinetobacter baumannii resistant to aminoglycosides… Expand
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