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    Antibiotic classes are reviewed

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    List of common antibiotic classes, mechanism of action, and examples. This is best used to review for a test. This is a Word document (.doc).

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    Antibiotic classes
    Macrolide
    • Mechanism of Action (MOA): binds to P site of 50S ribosomal subunit, interfering w/ protein synthesis
    • Effective against: Gram negative rods, anaerobic bacteria, Gram positive rods, acid-fast rods, micoplasmas
    • Examples: Clarithromycin, Erythromycin
    Azalide
    • MOA: bacteriostatic; binds to P site of 50S ribosomal subunit, interfering w/protein ...

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    Antibiotic classes are summarized. This is best used as a review.

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