Drugs Used to Prevent and Treat Infection I.
Paragraphs 5-1 through 5-27.
Upon completion of this lesson, you should be able to
discuss basic concepts and terminology of
microbiology; define and identify types of immunity,
types of allergic reactions, and related terms; and
discuss actions, uses, untoward effects, administration,
cautions, and contraindications of common immunizing
agents, penicillins, cephalosporins, tetracyclines, and
After studying the assignment, complete the exercises
at the end of this lesson. These exercises will help you
to achieve the lesson objectives.