Lectures (17 hours)
Bactericides and bacteriostatic drugs. Empirical therapy and established infections. Factors to choice an antibiotic. Classification of chemoantibiotics. Mechanisms of action. Bacterial resistance. Natural and acquired resistance. Inhibitors of cell wall synthesis: ß-lactam antibiotics (Penicillins, Cephalosporins) and not; other drugs that act on the cell wall. Protein synthesis inhibitors: Tetracyclines, Aminoglycosides, Phenicols, Macrolides and Lincosamides. Metabolism inhibitors: Sulfonamides and diaminopyrimidines. Drugs acting on nucleic acids. Quinolones, Fluoroquinolones and Rifamycins. Antiprotozoal drugs: anticoccidial drugs and drugs used to treat toxoplasmosis. Anthelmintic drugs.
Practical training (7 hours)
Separation tecniques and analysis of a mixture of chemotherapeutic agents, pharmacokinetics of a chemotherapeutic agent
Use of antibiotic therapy in the Veterinary Hospital.
Practical training sessions are carried out in groups of up to 10-12 students to ensure a better quality of the lesson.
To ensure a good execution and quality, practical training sessions are carried out in groups of up to 10-12 students