It’s Pop Quiz Friday 7/27! Can you get it right?

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A patient presents with nail findings seen here. Biopsy demonstrates fungus. The patient recently saw an add for a medication, Jublia (Efinaconazole). What is the medication of action?

A.  Antifungal via inhibiting fungal lanosterol 14-alpha-demethylase
B.  Inhibits squalene epoxidase
C.  Inhibits DNA gyrase
D.  Inhibits epithelial sodium channels
E.  Binds ergosterol and forms pores in the membrane producing potassium leakage.

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