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Sulfa Drugs

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    422
  • Sulfonamides are synthetic antimicrobial agents with a wide spectrum encompassing most gram-positive and many gram-negative organisms. These drugs were the first efficient treatment to be employed systematically for the prevention and cure of bacterial infections.

    Contributors and Attributions

    Charles Ophardt (Professor Emeritus, Elmhurst College); Virtual Chembook