As nouns the difference between antibiotic and rifabutin
is that antibiotic
is antibiotic while rifabutin
is a bactericidal antibiotic, primarily used in the treatment of tuberculosis, whose effect is based on blocking the dna-dependent rna-polymerase of the bacteria.
As an adjective antibiotic
(pharmacology) Any substance that can destroy or inhibit the growth of bacteria and similar microorganisms.
* See also
(pharmacology) Of or relating to antibiotics.
(obsolete) Of or relating to the theory that extraterrestrial life does not exist.
A bactericidal antibiotic, primarily used in the treatment of tuberculosis, whose effect is based on blocking the DNA-dependent RNA-polymerase of the bacteria.