Flashcards in Bugs and Drugs Review Deck (21)
What is the most common cause of
What can you treat each of them with?
1. strep pyogenes (group A strep), penicillin
2. staph aureus (MSSA), cloxacillin/cefazolin/cefalexine
2 most common causes of acute bacterial sinusitis and how to treat it
Amoxicillin (if H flu has beta lactamase, use amox-clav)
Most common cause of CAP and 2 options to treat it
Amoxicillin or penicillin
How would you treat HAP from Pseudomonas?
How can you treat E coli?
Amox clav or pip tazo
How can you treat viridans group strep abcesses?
Penicillin or amoxicillin
Same as for E faecalis (but NOT E faecium)
How can you treat anaerobic bacteria with penicillins?
Pip tazo or amox clav
2 1st generation cephalosporins and what they can be used to treat
Cellulitis, unless caused by MRSA
1 example of
1. Second gen
2. Third gen
2 cephalosporin drugs you can use for Pseudomonas
Best cephalosporin for anaerobes
Also for viridians group strep
3 carbapenems to treat ESBL
1. 1 Carbapenem against enterococcus
2. 1 carbapenem NOT effective against Pseudomonas
1 fluoroquinolone effective against GI/GU gram negatives
2 fluoroquinolones effects against strep pneumo
Moxifloxacin (only one that treats anaerobes)
2 fluoroquniolones for HAP due to Pseudomonas
2 macrolides effective against CAP strep pneumo
Doxycycline is effective against what kind of infections?
Strep pneumo and CAP causing atypical bacteria
Tick borne infections
What kind of organisms does Clindamycin cover?
Similar to penicillin
But also MRSA
6 drugs that cover MRSA