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1

Obtain specimens for testing before ______________

administering antibiotics

2

Hospital publish a yearly report of commonly found bacteria and the drugs that they are susceptible, called an _________.

antibiogram

3

Broth tests find _________.

the MIC

4

MBC is the concentration that kills ________.

99.9% of the bacteria

5

Bactericidal drugs have MBCs that are roughly ________.

equal to their MICs

6

Bacteriostatic drugs have MBCs that are __________.

roughly four times their MICs

7

Kirby-Bauer assays are ________.

the disk tests

8

Antibiotic susceptibility tests do not adjust for _________.

site of infection, infections in abscesses (that require surgical intervention), host immune status, and other host factors (such as pH)

9

Sulfonamides displace ___________.

bilirubin from albumin

10

_______ is inactivated by pulmonary surfactant.

Daptomycin

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