Microbiology Ch 20 Antibiotics And Antimicrobial Drugs
First antibiotic discovered; by whom
Chemical naturally produced by one microorganism that kills/inhibits another. Can also be a semi synthetic antibiotic, which is a naturally occurring antibiotic that has been slightly chemically altered.
What was Fleming growing on the petri dish that was affected by the penicillin?
Of all the antimicrobial drugs, this category is the largest
Drug/substance that are effective against ALL microbes
How does an antimicrobial differ from an antibiotic?
An antibiotic is only effective against bacteria; antimicrobial is effective against all microbes