Use: Sterilize surgical sutures, catheters, petridishes, culture media while dispensing and pharmaceutical products like hormones, enzymes and antibiotics. It also sterilize biological safety cabinet (Laboratory rooms).
1.9.3. Anti-Microbial agents and Sensitivity Testing
Anti- Microbial drugs
Anti-microbial drugs include . Antibiotics . Chemical anti-microbials
Antibiotics: Definition: organisms. Chemical anti-microbials Definition: synthetically produced anti-micorbial compounds. Anti-microbial drugs show specific toxicity to microbial cells due to differences in cell envelope, protein and enzymes to host cells. Antimicrobial substances produced by living micro-
Mechanism of action of anti-microbial drugs
Those inhibiting cell wall synthesis, leading to cell lyses.