NEWS - Comeback of an abandoned antibiotic: Trimethoprim

In less-developed countries, inexpensive and well-tolerated antibiotics for therapy of streptococcal infections are often not available. Scientists have discovered that trimethoprim may provide an option. Contrary to a long-held belief, the bacteria are not generally resistant to this agent. In their latest publication the scientists demonstrated three pathways for the development of resistance -- meaning that streptococci can easily become resis ...

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2014/03/140319103556.ht