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Know the structure and characteristics of B. anthracis. Know the clinical diseases caused by and virulence of B. anthracis. Know the structure and characteristics of B. cereus. Know the clinical diseases caused by and virulence of B. cereus. CLINICAL CASES 29 Definitions Eschar: Skin lesion associated with cutaneous anthrax and resembling a black, necrotic sore. Wool-sorters’ disease: Disease associated with inhalation of anthrax spores from infected animal products, most often associated with sheep wool.

Likewise, nystatin is poorly absorbed but may also be used for fungal infection of the GI tract. , oropharyngeal thrush, vaginal candidiasis). Costly lipid formulations of amphotericin B are available for intravenous use which reduce its nonspecific binding to cholesterol of human cell membranes and, therefore, its potential to cause renal damage. Griseofulvin is administered in a microparticulate form to improve absorption. PART 4. ANTIPARASITIC AGENTS Parasitic infections affect half the world’s population and are particularly prevalent in developing countries.

Iv = intravenous; po = oral. 15 ANTIMICROBIAL THERAPY Table II-3 PARTIAL LISTING OF ANTIBACTERIAL AGENTS ANTIBACTERIAL AGENTS MECHANISM OF ACTION b-LACTAM ANTIBIOTICS Penicillins Cephalosporins Monobactams – aztreonam (p) Carbapenems – imipenem (p) – meropenem (p) – ertapenem (p) Inhibit synthesis of the bacterial cell wall. Vancomycin (o,p) Inhibits synthesis of bacterial cell wall. Chloramphenicol Tetracyclines – tetracycline (o,p) – oxytetracycline (o,p) – doxycycline (o,p) – methacycline (o) – minocycline (o,p) Macrolides – erythromycin (o,p) – clarithromycin (o) – azithromycin (o) Ketolides – telithromycin (o) Oxazolidones – linezolid (o,p) Aminoglycosides Spectinomycin (p) Lincomycins – clindamycin (o,p) Bind to bacterial ribosomes to inhibit protein synthesis.

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