Fusidic Acid

Known as: 29-Nordammara-17(20),24-dien-21-oic acid, 16-(acetyloxy)-3,11-dihydroxy-, (3alpha,4alpha,8alpha,9beta,11alpha,13alpha,14beta,16beta,17Z)-, Fusidine, Fusidic Acid [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A bacteriostatic antibiotic derived from the fungus Fusidium coccineum and used as a topical medication to treat skin infections. Fusidic acid acts… (More)
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2010
2010
A total of 71 fusidic acid-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (45 methicillin-resistant and 26 methicillin-susceptible) isolates… (More)
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2007
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2007
There is growing evidence of the efficacy of treating early staphylococcal infections of prosthetic joints with surgical… (More)
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2007
2007
Resistance to fusidic acid in Staphylococcus aureus often results from acquisition of the fusB determinant or from mutations in… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
Fusidic acid has activity against a range of pathogens but has mainly been used to treat staphylococcal infections. Fusidic acid… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Staphylococcus aureus is an important nosocomial and community-acquired pathogen. Its genetic plasticity has facilitated the… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Fusidic acid resistance resulting from mutations in elongation factor G (EF-G) of Staphylococcus aureus is associated with… (More)
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1999
Review
1999
Fusidic acid comes in a variety of formulations for oral, intravenous and topical use. After oral administration of 500 mg Cmax… (More)
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1998
Review
1998
Fusidic acid is an antibiotic that belongs to a group of its own, the fusidanes. The molecule has a steroid-like structure but… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
We conducted a prospective, randomized study to compare the efficacy of oral fusidic acid, oral metronidazole, oral vancomycin… (More)
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1962
1962
FROM the fermentation broth of a strain of Fusidium a hitherto unrecorded antibiotic, for which the name ‘fusidic acid’ is… (More)
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