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Bacitracin: Quiz


Question 1: As a toxic and difficult-to-use ________, bacitracin doesn't work well orally.
Nucleic acid inhibitorATC code J01Antibiotic misuseAntibiotic

Question 2: In infants, it is sometimes administered intramuscularly for the treatment of ________, but in most cases, it has been replaced by other antibiotics.
Obstructive lung diseaseRespiratory diseaseCommunity-acquired pneumoniaPneumonia

Question 3: Bacitracin is synthesised via the so-called ________ (NRPSs), which means that ribosomes are not involved in its synthesis.
BacteriaNonribosomal peptideAmino acidFungus

Question 4: In the ________ a popular brand name Neosporin contains Bacitracin as one of its antibiotic agents along with Neomycin and Polymyxin B.
PhilippinesUnited StatesAlaskaCanada

Question 5: Bacitracin is a mixture of related cyclic polypeptides produced by organisms of the licheniformis group of ________ var Tracy, isolation of which was first reported in 1945.
ShigellaGram-positive bacteriaBacillus subtilisBacteria

Question 6: Bacitracin interferes with the dephosphorylation of the C55-isoprenyl pyrophosphate, a molecule which carries the building blocks of the peptidoglycan bacterial ________ outside of the inner membrane [3].
PlastidChloroplastCell envelopeCell wall

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