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antibiotic Tx

primary and secondary Tx for various bacteria

BacteriaPrimary Txsecondary Tx
streptococcus penicillins 1st cephalosporins, eyrithromycin, clindomycin, vancomycin
staphylococcus anti-staphlococcals 1st cephalosporins, vancomycin
n. meningitidis Penicillins cholampheniocol, 3rd cephalosporin
N. gonorrhoeae cefixime ciprofloxacin, 3rd cephalosporin
Bordella pertussis (whooping cough) erythromycin Cotrimoxazole
H. influenza Aminopenicillin Cefuoxime, 3rd cepholosporin, chloramphenicol
P aeruginosa Antipseudamonal plus aminoglycocides ceftazidime, ceprofloxacin, fluoroquinolone
Mycoplasma pneumoniae macrolide (erythromycin) tetracycline
Mycoplasma hominis Tetracycline clindomycin
Chlamydia trachomiatis tetracycline azithromycin, erythromycin
legionella erythromycin tetracycline
clostridium difficile vancomycin metronidazole
mycobacterium tuberculosis Isoniazid plus rifampin plus pyrazinamide plus ethambutol streptomycin, fluoroquinolone, ethionamide, cycloserine, viomycin, capreomycin
mycobacterium leprae dapsone plus rifampin +/- clofazimine clarithromycin
MRSA vancomycin none
Rickettsial species Tetracycline Chloramphenicol
L. monocytogenes Ampicillin +Gentamicin Vancomycin + Gentamicin
Bacteriodes fagilis Metronidazole or clindamycin Imipenem or Penicillin w/beta lactamase inhibitors
Ureaplasma urealyticum Tetracycline Erythromycin
Bordetella pertussis Erythromycin TMP-SMZ
Pasteurella multocida Penicillin 1st gen cephalosporin
Enterobacteriaceae in urine TMP-SMZ Ciprofloxacin or Gentomycin
Enterobacteriaceae in CSF 3rd gen cephalosporin TMP-SMZ
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