rifabutin

noun

rif·​a·​bu·​tin ˈrif-ə-ˌbyüt-ᵊn How to pronounce rifabutin (audio)
: a semisynthetic antibacterial drug C46H62N4O11 used especially to prevent infection with bacteria of the Mycobacterium avium complex in individuals infected with HIV

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“Rifabutin.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/rifabutin. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

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