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Penicillins

depends on class

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aminoglycosides

gent: gram -, gram + synergy
tobra: pseudo
Amik: gram - and nocardia
• ALL good against listeria (meningitis in old and young)

3

cephalosporins

gram + and HENPEKSSS (depending on generation) 3rd and 4th - pseudo

4

Monobactam

pseudo, gram - aerobes

5

glycopeptides

MRSA, PRSP, C. diff diarrhea
Dal- VRE

6

Oxazolidinones

VRE, VISA, MRSA, PRSP

7

carbapenems

Imp/Mero/Dor - Pseudo
gram +/- and anaerobes inc. Bacteroides (don’t work on atypical)

8

Lipopeptides

gram +, VRE, MRSA, VISA

9

tetracyclines

RMSF, Lyme, Q-fev
gram +/- and anaerobes
tigacylcine- severe SSSI due to MRSA

10

TMP-SMX

aerobes
nocardia

11

fluoroquinolones

cipro/levo - Pseudo
ALL - legionella
Levo/moxi - PRSP

12

metroniozole

anaerobes
bacteroides and C. diff

13

clindamycin

peptostreptococcus

14

macrolides

cover atypical legionella, mycoplasma, mycobacteria, chlamydia, H. influenza

MAC complex in HIV pts

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streptogramins

VRE, S. aureus