Inhibitors of Cell wall synthesis


Inhibitors of Cell wall synthesis

Exam Yield

Probability of getting 1 Question from this chapter 45%
Ease of Revision 5.2 / 10

Question Pattern

This is the first chapter in antibiotics.

So you are expected to know everything about these drugs.

Recent Questions

Questions on this chapter from recent NEET and AIIMS examinations have been about
  • CIostridium difficile associated diarrhea is mostly due to
  • Mechanism of resistance by lactamases​
  • MOA of vancomycin
  • Drug effective against ESBL
  • Carbapenem causing seizures
  • Penicillin G – Clinical uses
  • Cilastatin is administered to prolong the action of

Suggested Revision

  • Beta-lactamase – Overview and inhibitors
  • Drugs and their antimicrobial spectrum
  • Classification of cephalosporins
  • Oral Penicillins
  • Carbenicillin – Overview
  • Role of Adjuvant drugs – like Probenecid
  • Vancomycin – Overview
  • Cephalosporins – Spectrum of action
  • Jarisch-Herxheimer reaction
  • Extended spectrum penicillins
  • Penicillin-binding proteins

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