NEET Questions Solved

NEET - 2012

A patient brought to a hospital with myocardial infarction is normally immediately given

(a) penicillin                         

(b) streptokinase

(c) cyclosporin-A                   

(d) statins

Audio Explanation:

(b) Streptokinase (SK), a protein secreted by several species of streptococci can bind and activate human plasminogen. It is used as an effective and inexpensive thrombolysis medication in some cases of myocardial infarction and pulmonary embolism. 

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