Antimicrobial Agents

An antimicrobial is a agent that kills the microorganisms or inhibits their growth. Among the antimicrobial agents are antibacterial drugs, antiviral agents, antifungal agents, and antiparisitic drugs. Antimicrobial medicines can be grouped according to the microorganisms they act primarily against. The use of antimicrobial medicines to treat infection is known as antimicrobial chemotherapy, while use of antimicrobial medicines to prevent infection is known as antimicrobial prophylaxis. Use of substances with antimicrobial properties is known to have been common practice for at least 2000 years.

                         The main classes of antimicrobial agents are disinfectants  such as bleach, which kill a wide range of microbes on non-living surfaces to prevent the spread of illness , antiseptics , and antibiotics. Many antimicrobial agents exist, for use against a wide range of infectious diseases. Most of the natural antibiotics which are being used in the agriculture and medicine are produced by three unrelated groups of microbes, including eucaryotic molds and two types of spore-forming bacteria.

  • Antibacterials
  • Antifungals
  • Antiparasites
  • Antimicrobial pesticides
  • Antivirals

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