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A 35 yr old woman comes to the emergency department because of fever and malaise for the past 3 days. she has no medical problems and takes no prescribed medications. she has a history of multiple drug allergies. She admits to using cocaine regularly. cardiovascular examination reveals an early systolic murmur at the left lower sternal border. The extremities have severe needle marks. X ray is unremarkable. Blood cultures Grow Methicillin Resistant Staph Arues and she is started on an intravenous antibiotic. Several days later she begins complaining of severe muscle pain and her serum creatine kinase level is found to be elevated, the recently administered antibiotic afect which of the folowing processes.

a)DNA Winding Unwinding
b)Folic Acid Utilization
c)Glycopeptide Polymerization
d)Maintenance of membrane potential
e)Ribosome Assembly
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D) maintenance of membrane potential--------daptomycin

the other MRSA used drugs-----linezolid( cause serotonin syndrome) ,vancomycin( cause redman syndrome)
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[QUOTE=obinocle;145419]A 35 yr old woman comes to the emergency department because of fever and malaise for the past 3 days. she has no medical problems and takes no prescribed medications. she has a history of multiple drug allergies. She admits to using cocaine regularly. cardiovascular examination reveals an early systolic murmur at the left lower sternal border. The extremities have severe needle marks. X ray is unremarkable. Blood cultures Grow Methicillin Resistant Staph Arues and she is started on an intravenous antibiotic. Several days later she begins complaining of severe muscle pain and her serum creatine kinase level is found to be elevated, the recently administered antibiotic afect which of the folowing processes.

a)DNA Winding Unwinding
b)Folic Acid Utilization
c)Glycopeptide Polymerization- Vancomycin- redman syndrome
d)Maintenance of membrane potential-Daptomycin
e)Ribosome Assembly-Linozolid- Some interaction with sympthemetric drugs and BM supression
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