Anonymous asked in Science & MathematicsBiology · 3 weeks ago

Knowledge bout which following characteristics of bacterium helps doctors prescribe correct type antibiotic 2 fight a bacterial Infection?

Knowledge about which of the following characteristics of a bacterium can help doctors prescribe the correct type of antibiotic to fight a bacterial infection?

A)mode of nutrition

B)shape of the cells

C)type of cell wall

1 Answer

  • 3 weeks ago

    C) Type of cell wall. Most antibiotics work by weakening the bacterial cell wall(although there are exceptions) which is why antibiotics don't work on virus(they don't have a cell wall).

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