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Micro Treatments 1

QuestionAnswer
Tx for Staph aureus Methicillin
Tx for Clostridium difficile Metronidazole
Tx for Nocardia Sulfonamides
Tx for Actinomyces isrealli Penicillin
Tx for H. influenza meningitis Ceftriaxone
Tx for Legionella pneumophila Erythromycin
Tx for Pseudomonas aeruginosa Aminoglycoside plus extended-spectrum penicillin (piperacillin, ticarcillin)
Tx for H. pylori Triple therapy- (1)Bismuth, metronidazole & either tetracycline or amoxicillin; (2)Metronidazole, omeprazole, clarithromycin
Tx for Gardnerella vaginalis Metronidazole
Tx for Leprosy Long-term oral dapsone Alternate tx's include rifampin & combo of clofazimine & dapsone
Tx for Rickettsiae Tetracycline
Tx for Mycoplasma pneumoniae Tetracycline or erythromycin
Tx for Chlamydiae Erythromycin or tetracycline
Tx for Borrelia burgdorferi Tetracycline
Tx for Treponema pallidum Penicillin G
Tx for Candida albicans Nystatin for superficial infection, amphotericin B for serious systemic infection
Tx for Coccidioidomycosis Local infection: fluconazole or ketoconazole Systemic infection: amphotericin B
Tx for Histoplasmosis Local infection: fluconazole or ketoconazole Systemic infection: amphotericin B
Tx for Paracoccidioidomycosis Local infection: fluconazole or ketoconazole Systemic infection: amphotericin B
Tx for Blastomycosis Local infection: fluconazole or ketoconazole Systemic infection: amphotericin B
Tx for Pneumocystis carinii TMP-SMX
Tx for Sporothrix schenckii Itraconazole or Potassium iodidie
Tx for E. histolytica Metronidazole & iodoquinol
Tx for Giardia Metronidazole
Tx for Babesia Quinine, clindamycin
Tx for Toxoplasma Sulfadiazine & Pyrimethamine
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