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Which one of the following was first adopted by Joseph Lister in 1867 as a surgical germicide?
greater than one
A chemical that is a more effective disinfectant than phenol would have a phenol coefficient of:
Triclosan is the specific chemical agent that is in Dial antibacterial hand soap. The chemical category that this substance belongs to is ?
Which one of the following was introduced in the late 19th century for preventing gonococcal infections in the eyes of newborn infants who had been exposed to an infected birth canal?
A physician wants to remove any bacterial endospores that may be contaminating her surgical instruments. She would choose which of the following compounds as a disinfectant?
Which one of the following do you suppose might be used to control microbial growth in foods?
mercury is very toxic to body tissues
Mercury is rarely used in antiseptics in the modern era because:
Soaps are wetting agents, that is, they emulsify and solubilize particles clinging to a surface.
A compound synthesized by bacteria or fungi that destroys or inhibits the growth of other microbes is a/an:
be broken down and excreted rapidly
Which statement is not an aim in the use of drugs in antimicrobial chemotherapy? The drug should:
destroyed the cell wall
The powerpoint slide that you saw with Staph. being subjected to a cephalosporin antibiotic indicated that the drug:
they are toxic to internal organs
Why do you suppose that certain antibiotics are used only as topical creams?
The German chemist who injected his daughter with a dye that saved her life and led to the discovery of the sulfa drugs was ?
inhibit synthesis of ergosterol
Which one of the following would represent the "action" of antifungal antibiotics?
Which one of the following would be a drug of choice for serious systemic fungal infections?
Which G- , bacillus shaped organism was discussed as a cause of sore throats, middle ear infections, and bacterial meningitis?
Which one of the following would be considered to be the first of the modern chemotherapeutic agents?
an orange-red color in urine, tears and other body secretions
One notable side effect of rifampin therapy is:
The "Azole" family of drugs was mentioned in class. We emphasized that these drugs were effective against ?
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