Answer to Question #4047 in Microbiology for marvin

Question #4047
Name two mechanisms by which bacteria may be resistant to the effect(s) of antibiotics.
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Expert's answer
2012-03-22T11:46:50-0400
1. Efflux of antibiotics by various pumps located in inner or outer
membrane
(e.g for Chloramphenicol)
2. Destruction of antibiotics by certain enzymes,
like beta-lactamases
for penicillin

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