February 28, 2017

Homework Help: Biology(everyone answer i need alot of opinions)

Posted by JEFF BOMB on Saturday, December 5, 2009 at 5:35pm.

Your roomate was given an antibiotic for strep throat. After 3 days she is feeling fine and asks you if she should stop taking the antibiotic and save the pills for next time she has a sore throat. Your response should be...

A)yes, quit taking them because the role of antibiotics is to give the body's immune sytem enough time to fight off the infection, so she dosen't need to take the pills after she feels better.

B)yes, the antibiotics were very potent and able to kill of the infection more quickly than anticipated.

C)yes, if she feels better, she should quit in order to avoid possible side effcts from the antibiotics.

D) no, her immune system cannot finish fighting off the infection on its own.

E)no, because repeated exposure to antibiotics may result in drug resistant strain.

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