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1

Which antibiotics would you use for severe systemic infection of an unknown origin?

IV benzylpenicillin, PLUS
IV flucloxacillin, PLUS
IV gentamicin

2

Which antibiotics would you use for severe systemic infection of unknown origin if the patient has a true penicillin allergy?

IV vancomycin, PLUS
IV gentamicin

3

Which antibiotics would you use for severe systemic infection if you suspect streptococcal infection?

IV benzylpenicillin, PLUS
IV flucloxacillin, PLUS
IV gentamicin, PLUS
IV clindamycin

4

Which antibiotics would you use for possible infectious endocarditis in native heart valves?

IV amoxicillin, PLUS
IV flucloxacillin, PLUS
IV gentamicin

5

Which antibiotics would you use for possible infectious endocarditis in native heart valves if the patient has a penicillin allergy, or you suspect MRSA?

IV vancomycin, PLUS
IV gentamicin

6

Which antibiotics would you use for possible infectious endocarditis in prosthetic heart valves?

IV vancomycin, PLUS
IV gentamicin, PLUS
Oral rifampicin