The mutations responsible for rifampicin resistance had different effects in other strains of E coli.
What does R stand for?
R stands for Rifampicin
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- Rhizopus (fungi)
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He found that between 88 to 95 percent of the isolates were resistant to rifampicin and that around 75 percent were resistant to tetracycline, an antibiotic commonly used to treat a range of infections in humans.
2, rifampicin (R)--40, pyrazinamide (Z)--100, ethambutol (E)--2 and streptomycin (S)--4.
Extensively drug-resistant TB is defined as a form of TB caused by bacteria that are resistant to isoniazid and rifampicin as well as any fluoroquinolone and any of the second-line anti-TB injectable drugs such as amikacin or capreomycin.