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fraction of prescriptions filled are antibiotics

one fifth

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received the Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1945 for his discovery of penicillin

Alexander Fleming

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Most common complaint from adverse effects

Stomach ache

4

Initial treatment of suspected infections pending results of culture and sensitivity tests

Empiric Therapy

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Treatment of suspected infectious documented by results of culture and sensitivity tests

Definite Therapy

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Prevention of infectious complications in high-risk settings

Prophylaxis

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A laboratory test which determines how effective an antibiotic therapy is

Antibiotic Susceptibility Testing

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Commonly used method in basic laboratories

KIRBY-BAUER METHOD

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no growth in the immediate area around the disc

zone of inhibition

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Method for measuring minimum inhibitory concentration of antibiotics and minimum bactericidal concentration

BROTH DILUTION METHOD

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lowest concentration that results in inhibition of visible growth

Minimum inhibitory concentration

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T or F. A chemical agent with a higher MIC is more potent against the microbe with which it was tested

A chemical agent with a lower MIC is more potent against the microbe with which it was tested

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Lowest concentration that prevents growth on subculture

Minimum bactericidal concentration