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Question 11.Misuse of antibiotics can lead to _____.
Question 22.Antibiotics interfere with various cellular mechanisms in order to kill bacteria. Which of the following is one of those mechanism?
Question 33.Which of the following antibiotics damages the plasma membrane of bacteria?
Question 44.DNA gyrase plays an important role in DNA replication. What happens when this enzyme is inhibited by quinolones or fluoroquinolones?
Question 55.Why is penicillin more effective against Gram-positive than Gram-negative bacteria?
Question 66.Which of the following antibiotics inhibit cell wall synthesis?
Question 77.Which of the following is an example of an acute viral infection?
Question 88.Which type of antibiotics stop bacteria from growing without killing them?
Question 99.Staphylococcus aureus and MRSA are commonly associated with _____.
Question 1010.DNA gyrase is inhibited from resealing strands by _____.
Question 1111.What does it mean if two drugs have synergistic effects?
Question 1212.Which of the following is NOT a depiction of how antibiotic misuse can increase antibiotic resistance?
Question 1313.What does the drug Tamiflu (oseltamivir) actually do?
Question 1414.Which of the following is NOT a good target for a selectively toxic antimicrobial drug?
Question 1515._____ are microorganisms and beneficial bacteria that live on and in our bodies for the purpose of keeping pathogens away.
Question 1616.A patient comes to a clinic and complains of severe gastrointestinal problems. They tell the doctor that they had been swimming in a public pool recently and got water up their nose several times, which they also swallowed. Which drug might be a good choice for this patient?
Question 1717.You visit the doctor's office for a skin infection that is getting progressively worse. The doctor thinks that you might have acquired an infection caused by Staphylococcus, which are Gram-positive bacteria. During the examination, the doctor determines that in order to effectively fight the Gram-positive bacteria, it is necessary to prescribe you antibiotic pills. Which of these antibiotics would the doctor be most likely to try first?
Question 1818.Jennifer has a cut in her leg, which has become infected by Staphylococcus bacteria. Which type of antibiotic would definitely work against the Staphylococcus bacteria?
Question 1919.How do bacteria evolve antibiotic resistance?
Question 2020.Dr. Martiinez is not 100% certain of the type of serious bacterial infection ailing her patient until a culture is sent out. In the meantime, she prescribes _____ to BEST increase the chances of effectively dealing with the bacteria affecting her patient.
Question 2121.Which of the following statements about rifamycins is FALSE?
Question 2222.Why do scientists find antimicrobial peptides particularly interesting for antibiotic development?
Question 2323.Which of these antibiotics prevents tRNAs from attaching to the A site of the ribosome?
Question 2424.Which test uses plastic strips with known concentrations of antibiotics?
Question 2525.Why is echinocandins called ''the penicillin of antifungals''?
Question 2626.Because penicillin is more effective against Gram-positive bacteria, it is an example of a/an _____ antibiotic.
Question 2727.Which of the following is NOT a class of antiretroviral drugs?
Question 2828.Why are sulfa drugs selectively toxic?
Question 2929.When a prescription drug has lost the ability to either kill or control the growth of bacteria, this is known as _____.
Question 3030.Walter was recently diagnosed with a case of genital warts stemming from the human papillomavirus. Which of the following courses of treatment may his physician prescribe?
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