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Micro Treatments 2

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Tx for Plasmodium Chloroquine, sulfadoxine & pyrimethamine, mefloquine, quinine
Tx for Trichomonas vaginalis Metronidazole
Tx for Trypanosoma cruzi Nifurtimox
Tx for Leishmania donovani Sodium stibogluconate
Tx for Corynebacterium diphtheriae Erythromycin & antitoxin
Tx for Fusobacterium nucleatum Penicillin G
Tx for Strep pneumoniae Penicillin
Tx for Bordetella pertussis Erythromycin
Tx for Mycobacterium tuberculosis Isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinimide, ethambutoll
Tx for Salmonella Chloramphenicol(for enteric fever); can also use ampicillin
Tx for Shigella Only tx s. dysenteriae
Tx for E. coli Ciprofloxacin & penicillin
Tx for Vibrio cholerae Fluid replacement plus tetracycline to keep from spread of organism
Tx for Bacteroides fragilis Metronidazole
Tx for Proteus mirabilis Ampicillin, cephalosporin
Tx for Neisseria gonorrhoeae Ceftriaxone & tetracycline Silver nitrate to prevent infant eye infection
Tx for Strep agalactiae Penicillin G
Tx for Neisseria meningitidis High dose IV Penicillin Prevention w/ rifampin or ciprofloxacin
Tx for Clostridium tetani Penicillin & antitoxin
Tx for Strep viridans Penicillin w/ addition of aminoglycoside if resistant
Tx for Clostridium perfringens Penicillin & antitoxin
Tx for Listeria monocytogenes Ampicillin
Tx for Yersinia pestis Streptomycin
Tx for Ehrlichia Doxycycline
Tx for Coxiella burnetii Doxycycline
Tx for Francisella tularensis Streptomycin
Tx for Brucella Tetracycline & streptomycin
Tx for Bacillus anthracis IV Penicillin
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