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How does cefazolin work as antibiotic?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Beta lactams

Antibiotics like cefazolin and penicillins have a beta-lactam ring in their structure which interferes with synthesis of bacterial cell wall and aids in activation of enzymes which then help to destroy the bacteria.

In brief: Beta lactams

Antibiotics like cefazolin and penicillins have a beta-lactam ring in their structure which interferes with synthesis of bacterial cell wall and aids in activation of enzymes which then help to destroy the bacteria.
Dr. Martin Raff
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