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Lincomycins in the Treatment of Bacteroides Infections

Br Med J 1972; 1 doi: (Published 29 January 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;1:280
  1. Oonagh Tracy,
  2. A. M. Gordon,
  3. F. Moran,
  4. W. C. Love,
  5. Peter McKenzie


    Lincomycin, or the closely related derivative clindamycin, was used to treat six patients with bacteroides infection. In five of the six there was a rapid clinical response to the treatment. Lincomycin and clindamycin seem to be the antibiotics of choice for such infections.