Flashcards in Infectious Diseases Deck (15):
How is N. Meningitidis treated?
How is strep pneumo meningitis treated?
How is Hib meningitis treated?
How is L. monocytogenes meningitis treated?
What is the empirical therapy in meningitis (organism or susceptibility unknown)?
Dexamethasone + ceftriaxone
How is mild community-acquired pneumonia treated empirically?
How is moderate CAP treated empirically?
ben pen and doxy
How is severe CAP treated empirically?
ceftriaxone + azithromycin
How is syphilis treated?
ben pen IM single dose
How is mild - mod PID treated?
ceftriaxone IM/IV single dose + metronidazole + azithromycin (single dose)
doxy 12-hrly for 14 days
azith 1g orally, single dose 1 week later
How is severe PID treated?
Ceftriaxone + azith + metronidazole IV
How is HSV treated?
Acyclovir - not curative, but can shorten episode if commenced within 72h of symptoms
How is chlamydia treated?
How is gonorrhoea treated?