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Flashcards in MICRO - Teratogens + Infection control techniques Deck (13):
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Sulfonamides

Kernicterus

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Aminoglycosides

Ototoxicity

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Fluoroquinolones

Cartilage damage

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Clarithromycin

Embryotoxic

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Tetracyclines

Discolored teeth, inhibition of bone growth

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Ribavirin

Teratogenic

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Griseofulvin

Teratogenic

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Chloramphenicol

Grey baby syndrome

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Autoclave

May be Sporocidal: Pressurized steam at >120 C .

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Alcohol

Non Sporocidal: denatures proteins and disrupts cell membranes

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Chlorhexidine

Not sporocidal: denatures proteins and disrupts cell membranes

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Hydrogen peroxide

Sporicidal: free radical oxidation

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Iodine and Iodophors

May be sporocidal: halogenation of DNA, RNA, and proteins