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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.
Single course of antibiotics may boost colon cancer risk

Single course of antibiotics may boost colon cancer risk

Northern Antibiotics working on a new molecule to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

Northern Antibiotics working on a new molecule to fight antibiotic-resistant bacteria

FDA approves effective new treatment for extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis

FDA approves effective new treatment for extremely drug-resistant tuberculosis

Understanding creation of antibiotic scaffolds could drive new class of antibiotics

Understanding creation of antibiotic scaffolds could drive new class of antibiotics

London's canals and ponds contain high levels of antibiotic-resistant genes

London's canals and ponds contain high levels of antibiotic-resistant genes

Antibiotic combination effective against drug-resistant Pseudomonas

Antibiotic combination effective against drug-resistant Pseudomonas

Flying insects in hospitals harbor pathogenic bacteria

Flying insects in hospitals harbor pathogenic bacteria

Highlights and key takeaways from the 2019 Boston Bacterial Meeting (BBM)

Highlights and key takeaways from the 2019 Boston Bacterial Meeting (BBM)

Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant

Warning issued by FDA after patient dies following fecal transplant

More screening and new treatments needed for sickle cell disease

More screening and new treatments needed for sickle cell disease

Electronic consultations in allergy and immunology may reduce need for specialist visits

Electronic consultations in allergy and immunology may reduce need for specialist visits

A million a day: STIs are a worldwide epidemic, declares WHO

A million a day: STIs are a worldwide epidemic, declares WHO

New research uncovers how superbug evades the immune system to cause infection

New research uncovers how superbug evades the immune system to cause infection

As syphilis invades rural America, a fraying health safety net is failing to stop it

As syphilis invades rural America, a fraying health safety net is failing to stop it

Study identifies how enterococci bacteria cause antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections

Study identifies how enterococci bacteria cause antibiotic-resistant bloodstream infections

Could garlic oil represent an alternative to antibiotics in the food industry?

Could garlic oil represent an alternative to antibiotics in the food industry?

Scientists create novel tool to advance search for antibacterial drugs

Scientists create novel tool to advance search for antibacterial drugs

European researchers develop biophotonic system to detect antibiotic allergies

European researchers develop biophotonic system to detect antibiotic allergies

Five facts to know about penicillin allergy

Five facts to know about penicillin allergy

Paying more attention to antibiotic dosing could improve clinical outcomes for CF patients

Paying more attention to antibiotic dosing could improve clinical outcomes for CF patients