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1

halts the growth of the bacteria and lets the immunes system remove it

bacteriostatic

2

instantly kills

bacteriocidal

3

which site of action? penicillins, cephalosporins, monobactams, carbapenems, vancomycin, bacitracin

cell wall synthesis

4

which site of action? trimethoprim, sulfonamides

folic acid metabolism

5

which site of action? polymyxins, polyene antifungals, imidazole antifungals

cell membrane

6

which site of action? tetracycline, spectinomycin, streptomycin, gentamicin, tobramycin (aminoglycoside), amikacin

protein synthesis (30S inhibitors)

7

which site of action? rafampin

DNA-directed RNA polymerase

8

which site of action? quinolones

DNA gyrase

9

which site of action? erythromycin, chloramphenical, clindamycin, streptogramins, oxazolidinones

protein synthesis (50S inhibitors)

10

which site of action? mupirocin

protein synthesis (tRNA)