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Penicillin (sometimes abbreviated PCN or pen) is a group of antibiotics derived from ''Penicillium'' fungi. Penicillin antibiotics are historically significant because they are the first drugs that were effective against many previously serious diseases such as syphilis and Staphylococcus infections.
Researchers develop a simple new way to store, identify, and share phages

Researchers develop a simple new way to store, identify, and share phages

Mapping pathogen spread and evolution using genomic and human mobility data

Mapping pathogen spread and evolution using genomic and human mobility data

Amoxicillin outperforms penicillin V in treating pediatric pneumonia, study finds

Amoxicillin outperforms penicillin V in treating pediatric pneumonia, study finds

Changing antibiotic delivery method improves sepsis outcomes globally

Changing antibiotic delivery method improves sepsis outcomes globally

Antibacterial lipopeptide shown to be highly effective in killing Staphylococcus aureus

Antibacterial lipopeptide shown to be highly effective in killing Staphylococcus aureus

Artificial intelligence accelerates natural-product antibiotic discovery

Artificial intelligence accelerates natural-product antibiotic discovery

WHO updates Bacterial Priority Pathogens List to combat antimicrobial resistance

WHO updates Bacterial Priority Pathogens List to combat antimicrobial resistance

Gut bacteria and urinary infections linked, offering new angles for treatment

Gut bacteria and urinary infections linked, offering new angles for treatment

Rising antimicrobial resistance in STIs: A call for global action

Rising antimicrobial resistance in STIs: A call for global action

Cooking rice with high arsenic water puts millions at health risk

Cooking rice with high arsenic water puts millions at health risk

Rapid rise in syphilis hits Native Americans hardest

Rapid rise in syphilis hits Native Americans hardest

Study finds lack of preventative care for children with sickle cell anemia

Study finds lack of preventative care for children with sickle cell anemia

Newly identified Enterococcus species shed light on antibiotic resistance spread

Newly identified Enterococcus species shed light on antibiotic resistance spread

Key link discovered between spread of antibiotic resistance genes and drug resistance evolution

Key link discovered between spread of antibiotic resistance genes and drug resistance evolution

New study reveals cefoxitin as effective first-line treatment for intraamniotic infections

New study reveals cefoxitin as effective first-line treatment for intraamniotic infections

Surge in syphilis cases leads some providers to ration penicillin

Surge in syphilis cases leads some providers to ration penicillin

New study reveals effective strategies against drug resistance in hospital-acquired pneumonia treatment

New study reveals effective strategies against drug resistance in hospital-acquired pneumonia treatment

AI shows the same accuracy as a cardiologist in detecting rheumatic heart disease

AI shows the same accuracy as a cardiologist in detecting rheumatic heart disease

International research collaboration leads to breakthrough in antibiotic resistance testing using DNA sequencing

International research collaboration leads to breakthrough in antibiotic resistance testing using DNA sequencing

Superbug spread is not just about antibiotics, new study shows

Superbug spread is not just about antibiotics, new study shows

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