- Country of manufactureChina
- Kind of animalPig
Levomycetinum (China) - antimicrobic drug effective concerning a wide range of gram - positive and gram - negative microorganisms. Possesses the expressed bacteriostatic action, in high concentration concerning some strains shows bactericidal action. The mechanism of action is based on ability to communicate with 50S in subunit of bacterial ribosomes and to inhibit protein synthesis in cells of bacteria.
Strains of Escherichia coli, Shigella spp are sensitive to action of Levomycetinum. (including Shigella dysenteria), Salmonella spp. , Streptococcus spp. (including Streptococcus pneumoniae), Neisseria spp. , Proteus spp. , Ricketsia spp. , Treponema spp. and Chlamydia trachomatis. Besides, drug is effective at diseases of Pseudomonas aeruginosa caused by some strains.
Effect of drug does not extend to mushrooms, protozoa and strains of Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Resistance of microorganisms to levomycetinum develops slowly.