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Which one is a broad spectrum antibiotic?

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Chloramphenicol
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B
Plasmoquine
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C
Xylocaine
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D
None of these
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Solution

The correct option is A Chloramphenicol
Antibiotics which kill or inhibits a wide range of gram positive and gram negative bacteria are said to be broad spectrum antibiotics.
Eg: Chloramphenicol
Plasmoquin is an antimalarial drug
Xylocaine is a local anesthetic.

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