Flashcards in Clinical Uses of Antibiotics Deck (10)
Obtain specimens for testing before ______________
Hospital publish a yearly report of commonly found bacteria and the drugs that they are susceptible, called an _________.
Broth tests find _________.
MBC is the concentration that kills ________.
99.9% of the bacteria
Bactericidal drugs have MBCs that are roughly ________.
equal to their MICs
Bacteriostatic drugs have MBCs that are __________.
roughly four times their MICs
Kirby-Bauer assays are ________.
the disk tests
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)
Sulfonamides displace ___________.
bilirubin from albumin