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spectrum

s. pneumo,
enterobacter better coverage,
h flu, cararrhalis
ceftazidime: p aeruginosa

2

what do they not have acitivty agaist

no anaerobes or enterococci

3

place in therapy ceftriaxone and cefotaxime

ceftriaxone (adults), cefotaxime (children).
when strep pneumo, h flu, are likely: CAP, meningitis
where enterobacter is likely: intraabdominal infections

4

place in therapy ceftazidime and cefepime

nosocomial where pseudomonas is likely.

5

what is wrong with ceftazidime

it has poor gram + coverage.

6

SE mainly for ceftriaxone

no renal dosing required can cause biliary sludging and calcium crystals in infants