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treatment of MRSA pneumonia

Linezolid for IV. Oral- TMP-SMX, mino/doxycycline or clindamycin

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treatment of influenza

oseltamavir

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types of pneumococcal vaccines and efficacy

1. 23-valent for adults. 60% effective for bacteremia. Not effective for pneumonia (mucosal) 2. Prevnar: 13-valent for children. Reduces bacteremia >90% and reduces bacterial pneumonia

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Efficacy of influenza vaccines

Decreases illness by 60-80% in children/young adults. Decreases serious illness and death by 70% in elderly