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Flashcards in Infectious Diseases Deck (15):
1

How is N. Meningitidis treated?

Ben pen

2

How is strep pneumo meningitis treated?

Ben pen

3

How is Hib meningitis treated?

Ceftriaxone

4

How is L. monocytogenes meningitis treated?

Ben pen

5

What is the empirical therapy in meningitis (organism or susceptibility unknown)?

Dexamethasone + ceftriaxone

6

How is mild community-acquired pneumonia treated empirically?

amox

7

How is moderate CAP treated empirically?

ben pen and doxy

8

How is severe CAP treated empirically?

ceftriaxone + azithromycin

9

How is syphilis treated?

ben pen IM single dose

10

How is mild - mod PID treated?

ceftriaxone IM/IV single dose + metronidazole + azithromycin (single dose)

+ either

doxy 12-hrly for 14 days

OR

azith 1g orally, single dose 1 week later

11

How is severe PID treated?

Ceftriaxone + azith + metronidazole IV

12

How is HSV treated?

Acyclovir - not curative, but can shorten episode if commenced within 72h of symptoms

13

How is chlamydia treated?

azith

14

How is gonorrhoea treated?

ceftriaxone

15

How is trichomoniasis treated?

Metronidazole