Microbiology Quiz #56, Antimicrobial Therapy

1. A 25-year-old woman with a urinary tract infection is prescribed an antibiotic that inhibits bacterial DNA gyrase. Which of the following drugs has she most likely been prescribed?

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2. Which of the following antimicrobial agents acts by inhibiting the synthesis of folic acid in bacteria?

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3. A patient is diagnosed with a severe skin and soft tissue infection caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Which of the following antibiotics, known to disrupt peptidoglycan cross-linking, would be most effective against MRSA?

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4. Which of the following drugs acts by disrupting bacterial membrane integrity, leading to cell death?

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5. A patient with atypical pneumonia is prescribed an antibiotic that inhibits protein synthesis by binding to the 50S subunit of the bacterial ribosome. Which of the following drugs was most likely prescribed?

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