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1 :: What types of chemotherapeutic agents affect nucleic acid metabolism?

Rifampin (DNA dependent RNA polymerase)

Fluoroquinolones - Ciprofloxacin

5 :: What type of chemotherapeutic agents inhibit bacterial cell wall synthesis?

Penicillin
Cephalosporins
Vancomycin
Bacitracin
Cycloserine

6 :: How are chemotherapeutic agents classified?

According to their Mechanism of Action

9 :: What is the ratio of toxic dose:effective dose?

Therapeutic Index

15 :: When is a microorganism said to be resistant?

When the concentration of the drug required to weaken or kill the microorganism is greater than can be tolerated by the host.

17 :: What are six mechanisms of resistance from chemotherapeutic agents?

1) Absence of Target (Ergosterol's absent)

2) Alterations in Target (Pen. Binding Protein Alterations)

3) Low concentration at target (Interference with membrane passage)

4) Lack of metabolic activation (Antifungal Flucytosine -> Fluorouracil)

5) Inactivation (Penicillinases)

6) Escape from Effect (Alternate Metabolic Pathways)

18 :: What condition must be considered when prescribing sulfonamides and chloramphenicol?

Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency (May produce Hemolysis)