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2. What is the term for selectively toxic agents that kill or inhibit microorganisms?

  • Bactericidals
  • Antibiotics
  • Bacteriostatics

3. How do B-lactamases achieve antibiotic resistance?

  • Inactivation of enzymes
  • Modification of penicillin
  • Modification of target

4. What do B-lactams inhibit?

  • RNA synthesis
  • Cell wall synthesis
  • DNA synthesis
  • Protein synthesis

5. How does vancomycin resistance occur?

  • Target modification
  • Efflux
  • Inactivation of proteins
  • Immunity & bypass

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