tiacumicin B

tiacumicin B
A substance being studied in the treatment of diarrhea caused by infection with Clostridium difficile (a type of bacteria that can grow without oxygen) in cancer patients. Tiacumicin B is a type of antibiotic. Also called OPT-80 and PAR-101.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • OPT-80 — A substance being studied in the treatment of diarrhea caused by infection with Clostridium difficile (a type of bacteria that can grow without oxygen) in cancer patients. OPT 80 is a type of antibiotic. Also called tiacumicin B and PAR 101 …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • PAR-101 — A substance being studied in the treatment of diarrhea caused by infection with Clostridium difficile (a type of bacteria that can grow without oxygen) in cancer patients. PAR 101 is a type of antibiotic. Also called tiacumicin B and OPT 80 …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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