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Explain the difference between broad-spectrum and narrow-spectrum antibiotics us
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Explain the difference between broad-spectrum and narrow-spectrum antibiotics using a specific example for each.

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Explain the difference between broad-spectrum and narrow-spectrum antibiotics us
Mar 19, 2012

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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