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Flashcards in carbapenem Deck (7):
1

spectrum

broad including against anaerobes.

2

ertapenem doesnt do what

p aeruginosa

3

what doesnt the class do

MRSA.

4

what does the class do poorly

enterococcus

5

place in therapy

nosocomial infections esp. polymicrobial.

6

what do we use ertapenem for?

CA-intrabdominal, polymicrobial not involving pseudomonas, good for outpatient.

7

SE

similar to other except for seizures in imipenem.