penicillin-resistant bacteria

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bacteria that are unaffected by penicillin

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Characteristics of Super Penicillin-resistant Bacteria
In conclusion, different types of soils contained tetracycline and penicillin-resistant bacteria widely, despite the fact that those soils have not having been exposed to penicillin before.
However, certain of the staphylococci, called coagulase-negative strains, are notoriously resistant to many antibiotics, including methicillin, a semisynthetic penicillin developed to treat penicillin-resistant bacteria. Fortunately, these strains are much less frequently involved as infectious agents, although they can sometimes cause surgical-site infections, infected prostheses, and bacteremias associated with in-dwelling vascular catheters, especially central lines.
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