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Flashcards in Antimicrobial Agents Deck (6)
1

Define 'antimicrobial'

any substance active against microbes

2

Define 'antibiotic'

a naturally occurring product active against bacteria

3

Define 'broad-spectrum' antibiotic

kills most germs Gram positive and Negative + or – anaerobes

4

Define ' bactericidal' antibiotic

actively kills bacteria

5

Define 'bacteriostatic' antibiotic

prevents bacteria multiplying

6

What drugs does penicillin interact with?

Allopurinol and methotrexate