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Intro to ID questions about antibiotic spectrum, use, and important ADRs

Classes of agents that cover atypical organisms Fluoroquinolones, macrolides, and tetracyclines
Drug of choice for B. Fragilis Metronidazole
Anti-MRSA agent that is inactivated by lung surfactant Daptomycin
IV drug(s) of choice for MSSA Nafcillin and Cefazolin
Agents most associated with QTc prolongation Fluoroquinolones and macrolides
Drug(s) of choice for severe infections by ESBL-producing bacteria Carbapenems
Agent used only for cystitis (UTI) Nitrofurantoin
Cephalosporins with coverage of pseudomonas Ceftazidime, Cefepime, Ceftazidime-avibactam, Ceftolozane-tazobactam
Beta-lactams with MRSA coverage Ceftaroline
Carbapenem without coverage of pseudomonas Ertapenem
PO drug(s) of choice for MSSA Dicloxacillin and cephalexin
Associated with hyperkalemia when used with ACE/ARBs Sulfamethoxazole-trimethoprim
Created by: armiesner



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