Active against a wide range of pathogenic microorganisms including hemolytic streptococci, staphylococci, typhoid bacilli, and brucellae, as well as against certain viruses. Also available as c. hydrochloride.

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chlor·tet·ra·cy·cline .klōr-.te-trə-'sī-.klēn, .klȯr- n a yellow crystalline broad-spectrum antibiotic C22H23ClN2O8 produced by a soil actinomycete of the genus Streptomyces (S. aureofaciens) and sometimes used in animal feeds to stimulate growth see AUREOMYCIN

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an antibiotic active against many bacteria and fungi. It is administered as an ointment for skin and eye infections and, in combination with other tetracycline (as Deteclo), by mouth for systemic infections; side-effects are those of the tetracyclines. Trade name: Aureomycin.

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chlor·tet·ra·cy·cline (klor″tet-rə-siґklēn) a broad-spectrum antibiotic, elaborated by Streptomyces aureofaciens; it was the first of the tetracycline group to be discovered.

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