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Glossary of Treatments for Pathogenicities

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S. aureus
Produces B-lactam; Methicillin

MRSA - Vancomycin

VISA/GISA
Coag negative Staphs
Methicillin

MRSE (meth resist s. epi)
-Vancomycin + Rifampin or Gentamicin
S. viridans
Penicillin
Enterococcus
Ampicillin for B-lac negative
Vancomycin for B-lac positive
Other for VRE (2 genes encode it)
Strep group D non-enterococcus
penicillin
S. pneumoniae
Penicillin, Ciprofloxacin, or Vancomycin
S. pyogenes
Strep A
Penicillin or erythromycin if allergic
S. agalactiae
Strep B
Penicillin
Beta-hemolytic Streps not A, B, or D
Penicillin
Treatment for gonorrhoea:
Ceftriaxone injection or
Ciprofloxacin oral doses

Gay male population resistant to flouroquinolones, so give Azithromycin
Treatment for N. meningitidis
Chloramphenicol
What is used to treat Moraxella catarrhalis?
Erythromycin
For treating Diphtheria
Penicillin or Erythromycin, + antitoxin
what's used to treat IF diphtheroids cause an infection?
Vancomycin
Use to treat Listeria monocytogenes
Amoxicillin + aminoglycoside
To treat Bacillus anthracis
Penicillin or Ciprofloxacin
To treat Haemophilus influenzae
B-lactamase pos: Chloramphenicol
B-lactamase neg: Ampicillin
treatment of bordatella pertussis
erythromycin

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