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rifabutin

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noun rif·a·bu·tin \ˈrif-ə-ˌbyüt-ən\

Medical Definition of rifabutin

  1. :  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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