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Select 3 of the promptsbelow to discuss:Describe the modes of action of antimicrobial drugs (ie: cell membrane, cell wall, protein synthesis, etc). Please provide an example drug for each. (USLO 9.1)Explain the differences between antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral drugs. Why is it important to know the difference in the drug targets? (USLO 9.2)Discuss antimicrobial resistance. Be sure to include the mechanisms used by organisms and the implication on treatment options. (USLO 9.3)Discuss the methods used to select appropriate drugs (ie Kirby Bauer). Why is it important for the clinician to select the most appropriate drug? (USLO 9.4)Discuss the misuse of antibiotics in the clinical setting. How does this misuse play a role in antibiotic resistance? (USLO 9.5)Define aseptic technique. Speculate why this is imperative in a clinicalmicrobiology laboratory and ultimately the treatment of your patient. (USLO 9.7)Explain the diagnostic methods used in identifying unknown organisms(ie: microscope, metabolic, etc). (USLO 9.8)Describe the modes of action of antimicrobial drugs (ie: cell membrane, cell wall, proteinsynthesis, etc). Please provide an example drug for each. (USLO 9.1)Inhibit cell wall biosynthesis: oPenicillin-binding proteins: block the crosslinking of peptide chains during the biosynthesis of new peptidoglycan in the bacterial cell wall (Penicillins) (Parker, N et. al, 2016, pg. 619).o

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