The Role of Chemistry in History

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April 29th, 2008 · No Comments ·

Introduction | History | How It Works

Uses | Typhoid Fever | Side Effects

Synthetic Production | U.S. and the West



• Typhoid Fever
• Gram-positive bacteria and most strains of MRSA (bacterium responsible for many human infections)
• Conjunctivitis
• Staphylococcal brain abscesses (staph infections)
• Meningitis (permitted in the West when patient has severe allergy to penicillin or cephalosporin)
• Cholera, when resistant to tetracycline (also developed from Streptomyces bacterium, but used more commonly for acne)

Tags: Chloramphenicol