• Resistance to the tetracyclines results from changes in permeability of the microbial cell envelope. (princeton.edu)
  • Tetracycline resistance in Escherichia coli and persistence in the infantile colonic microbiota. (gu.se)
  • We assessed the carriage of tetracycline resistance genes, persistence in the microbiota, fecal population counts and virulence factor genes in 309 commensal, intestinal Escherichia coli strains obtained from 128 Swedish infants followed during the first year of life with regular quantitative fecal cultures. (gu.se)
  • Tetracycline resistance was identified in 12% of strains, all of which carried either tet(A) (49%) or tet(B) (51%) genes. (gu.se)
  • Tetracyclines are primarily bacteriostatic and exert their antimicrobial effect by the inhibition of protein synthesis. (nih.gov)
  • Karci, A. and Balcioglu, I.A. (2009) Investigation of the tetracycline, sulfonamide and fluoroquinolone antimicrobial compounds in animal manure and agricultural soils of Turkey. (scirp.org)
  • If you are using tetracycline to treat gonorrhea, your doctor may test you to make sure you do not also have syphilis, another sexually transmitted disease. (adventisthealthcare.com)
  • Tetracyclines are inhibitors of growth ( bacteriostatic ) rather than killers of the infectious agent ( bacteriocidal ) and are only effective against multiplying microorganisms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Tetracycline is available in a variety of forms such as 25 mg/ml and 100 mg/ml oral suspensions and 100mg, 250 mg and 500 mg capsules. (factbites.com)
  • I didn't spot it until I found them wolfing down the tetracycline capsules in my samples case. (dictionary.com)
  • However, moderate to severe rosacea was defined as cases where tetracyclines were used, and the neuroprotective effect of tetracyclines might impact the relationship between rosacea and Parkinson's disease, the researchers pointed out. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Tetracycline may increase the sensitivity of the skin to sunlight, and severe burning may result. (factbites.com)
  • In cases of long-term colonization by initially tetracycline-resistant E. coli strains, loss of tet genes occurred in 3 of 13 cases with variable effects on population counts. (gu.se)
  • Tetracycline should be discontinued if you become pregnant because it is incorporated into the baby's bones and teeth . (factbites.com)
  • In "double tetracycline labeling", a second dose is given 11-14 days after the first dose, and the amount of bone formed during that interval can be calculated by measuring the distance between the two fluorescent labels. (wikipedia.org)
  • Is tetracycline safe to take if I'm pregnant or breastfeeding? (medicinenet.com)
  • Tetracycline use should be avoided in pregnant or lactating women, and in children with developing teeth because they may result in permanent staining (dark yellow-gray teeth with a darker horizontal band that goes across the top and bottom rows of teeth), and possibly affect the growth of teeth and bones. (wikipedia.org)