Daptomycin

Class: Cyclic lipopeptide Source: Streptomyces roseosporus Discovered: 1980s; approved for use in 2003 (FDA) Molecular weight: 1620 DA. Immunomodulatory effect: Daptomycin causes limited/no bacterial cell lysis. It also impairs the cell division. This process leads to...

MCQ set 2: Q1

Coming Soon Which of these antibiotics have activity against AmpC β-lactamases producing organisms? Ceftriaxone Cefuroxime Cefepime Cefalexin Cefradine Results Vote Which of these antibiotics have activity against AmpC β-lactamases producing organisms? Ceftriaxone 0 (...

MCQ set 1: Q8

Coming Soon Which of these viruses do not cause congenital infection? HIV CMV Hepatitis B Lymphocytic choriomeningitis EBV Results Vote Which of these viruses do not cause congenital infection? HIV 0 ( 0 % ) CMV 0 ( 0 % ) Hepatitis B 0 ( 0 % ) Lymphocytic...

MCQ set 1: Q7

Coming Soon Which adenovirus serotype can not be cultured? Serotype 1 Serotype 40 Serotype 8 Serotype 35 Serotype 54 Results Vote Which adenovirus serotype can not be cultured? Serotype 1 0 ( 0 % ) Serotype 40 0 ( 0 % ) Serotype 8 0 ( 0 % ) Serotype 35 0 ( 0 % )...

Answer: MCQ set 1

Question 1.1 Administration of medication via nebulisation As per the current guideline following procedures are considered likely to generate aerosols capable of transmitting respiratory pathogens: intubation, extubation and related procedures; for example, manual...

MCQ set 1: Q6

Coming Soon HSV encephalitis in adults most commonly localises to the Occipital lobe Temporal lobe Cerebellum Parietal lobe Thalamus Results Vote HSV encephalitis in adults most commonly localises to the Occipital lobe 0 ( 0 % ) Temporal lobe 0 ( 0 % ) Cerebellum 0 (...

MCQ set 1: Q5

Coming Soon What is the appropriate interpretative comment for this result: EBV VCA IgM - not detected, EBV VCA IgG - detected, EBNA - not detected No serological evidence of EBV infection at any time. Consistent with past EBV infection. Consistent with recent acute...

MCQ set 1: Q4

Coming Soon Exanthema subitum or sixth disease is caused by Parvovirus B19 Human Herpes Virus 6 Measles virus Group A Streptococcus Rubella Results Vote Exanthema subitum or sixth disease is caused by Parvovirus B19 0 ( 0 % ) Human Herpes Virus 6 1 ( 100 % ) Measles...

MCQ set 1: Q3

Coming Soon A pregnant (18 weeks) patient had significant exposure to chickenpox 48 hours ago. You are testing her booking blood. What level (mIU/ml ) of Varicella antibody (IgG) is considered protective? 100 150 200 1000 1500 Results Vote A pregnant (18 weeks)...

MCQ set 1: Q2

Coming Soon Which of these ebola virus is not known to cause human disease? Reston Ebola virus Tai Forest Ebola virus Bundibagyo Ebola virus Sudan Ebola virus Zaire Ebola virus Results Vote Which of these ebola virus is not known to cause human disease? Reston Ebola...
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