Flashcards in Clinical Abx (lecture) Deck (11):
What are the 4 most common causes of neonate meningitis?
GBS, E. coli, Listeria, Gram negative rods
What are the 2 most common causes of meningitis in 2 - 50 y.o.?
Neisseria and Strep pneumoniae
What are the 4 most common causes of meningitis in > 50y.o.?
Strep pneumoniae, Neisseria, Listeria, Gram neg. rods
What are the 5 broad spectrum G+ and G- Abx mentioned in lecture?
Ampicillin, Azithromycin, Amoxicillin-clavulanate, Cefepime, Imipenem
What Abx is used for anaerobic below the diaphragm?
What Abx is used for anaerobic above the diaphragm?
What class of Abx is used for general anaerobic infections?
What drugs are used for intracellular organisms?
Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Fluoroquinolones, Sulfa/trimethoprim, Rifampin
Note: They target gene expression directly or indirectly
What is the first line in MRSA?
What are the bacteriostatics?
Erythromycin, Tetracycline, Sulfa, Chloramphenicol, Clindamycin