Lecture 9 - Antibiotics

Lecture 9 - Antibiotics - Antimicrobials: Antibiotics Uses...

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Antimicrobials: Antibiotics Uses Types of Antibiotics Adverse Effects Antibiotic Resistance
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Microbes (Microorganisms) 3 Types: Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi BACTERIA Single-cell organisms with a cell wall, but no  inner organelles Require nutrients from other cells(host) Normal flora of bacteria in GI tract
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Uses of Antibiotics Bacterial Infections Fever, purulent discharge, erythmia Streptococcus Staphylococcus Mycoplasma Chlamydia Gonorrhea Diphtheria Paronychia Impetigo Folliculitis Broad vs Narrow Spectrum
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Dosing Choosing the right antibiotic Low Dose – lack of resolution, resistance High Dose – toxic, resistance Inappropriate duration has similar effects Most cleared through kidneys via urine
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Types of Antibiotics Bacteriostatic vs Bactericidal Inhibit protein synthesis Inhibit cell wall synthesis Inhibit bacterial DNA synthesis Inhibit folic acid synthesis Gram Stain classification
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Lecture 9 - Antibiotics - Antimicrobials: Antibiotics Uses...

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