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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.
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

Kansas geologist reveals startling global spread of antibiotic-resistant microbes

Kansas geologist reveals startling global spread of antibiotic-resistant microbes

New approach helps clinicians to decide most effective antibiotic treatment courses

New approach helps clinicians to decide most effective antibiotic treatment courses

New bacteria discovered in the blood of human patients

New bacteria discovered in the blood of human patients

Super bugs “supercharging” on the International Space Station

Super bugs “supercharging” on the International Space Station

New method for making mirrored forms of molecules

New method for making mirrored forms of molecules

Influenza virus can evolve resistance to experimental antiviral drug

Influenza virus can evolve resistance to experimental antiviral drug

Mice study shows antibiotics are not always necessary to cure sepsis

Mice study shows antibiotics are not always necessary to cure sepsis

ANTRUK’s Annual Lecture sends out message on shortage of funds for antibiotic research

ANTRUK’s Annual Lecture sends out message on shortage of funds for antibiotic research

Simple, inexpensive test quickly detects antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'

Simple, inexpensive test quickly detects antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'

New search technique efficiently identifies antibiotic compounds

New search technique efficiently identifies antibiotic compounds

New born syphilis on the rise sparking concerns

New born syphilis on the rise sparking concerns

UTILITY receives FDA approval for Investigational New Drug applications

UTILITY receives FDA approval for Investigational New Drug applications

New Euro-GASP program monitors continued effectiveness of treatment regimen for gonorrhea

New Euro-GASP program monitors continued effectiveness of treatment regimen for gonorrhea