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18 Cards in this Set

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What happens to serum potassium levels when diabetic ketoacidosis is reversed?
It drops significantly.
What drug is used to dissolve small, non-calcified, radiolucent cholesterol gallstones?
What antibiotic class inhibits protein synthesis?
Tetracyclines (used for UTI, PID & lyme)
What antibiotic classes inhibits bacterial cell wall synthesis?
Penicillins & Cephalosporins
What antibiotic class inhibits DNA gyrase?
Quinolones (used against e.Coli, Proteus & gonorrhea)
What antibiotic inhibits ergosterol synthesis?
What antibiotic inhibits DNA synthesis after conversion by thymidine kinase?
Acyclovir (used against Herpes, VZV)
What antibiotic class can damage teeth & bones in a fetus?
Tetracyclines chelate with calcium.
What other abdominal organ is associated with PID?
Liver. Fitz-Hugh-Curtis syndrome is perihepatitis associated with PID.
What syndrome is associated with "violin strings between liver & diaphragm"?
What is the only treatment for trichomoniasis?
Metronidazole (Flagyl)
What antibiotic inhibits DNA synthesis?
Metronidazole (used against anaerobic bacteria)
What are the side effects of Metronidazole?
increased anticoagulence of Warfarin & interaction with alcohol
What antibiotic binds to the 50s subunit of bacterial ribosomes?
What antibioic blocks cross-linking N-acetyl muramic acid backbone via D-ala-D-ala connections?
What antibiotic class inhibits DNA-dependent RNA polymerase?
What organism produces blue-green stained sputum? (yuck!)
Pseudomona aeruginosa
What serum test is used to confirm the diagnosis of diabetic ketoacidosis (vs hyperosmolar hyperglycemic nonketotic syndrome)?
serum ketones