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1

What are the 4 most common causes of neonate meningitis?

GBS, E. coli, Listeria, Gram negative rods

2

What are the 2 most common causes of meningitis in 2 - 50 y.o.?

Neisseria and Strep pneumoniae

3

What are the 4 most common causes of meningitis in > 50y.o.?

Strep pneumoniae, Neisseria, Listeria, Gram neg. rods

4

What are the 5 broad spectrum G+ and G- Abx mentioned in lecture?

Ampicillin, Azithromycin, Amoxicillin-clavulanate, Cefepime, Imipenem

5

What Abx is used for anaerobic below the diaphragm?

Metronidazole

6

What Abx is used for anaerobic above the diaphragm?

Clindamycin

7

What class of Abx is used for general anaerobic infections?

Carbapenems

8

What drugs are used for intracellular organisms?

Macrolides, Tetracyclines, Fluoroquinolones, Sulfa/trimethoprim, Rifampin
Note: They target gene expression directly or indirectly

9

What is the first line in MRSA?

Vancomycin

10

What are the bacteriostatics?

Erythromycin, Tetracycline, Sulfa, Chloramphenicol, Clindamycin

11

What is the first line treatment of MSSA?

Oxacillin