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5 years ago
Explain the difference between broad-spectrum and narrow-spectrum antibiotics using a specific example for each.
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5 years ago
Narrow-spectrum drugs are targeted to specific groupings, for example vancomycin, which targets gram-positive bacteria such as Bacillus, Clostridium, and Staphylococcus. Broad-spectrum drugs such as tetracycline are used to inhibit all bacterial cells.
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