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Antibiotics for specific organisms

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Actinomyces israeli
Ampicillin or Pen G
Bacillus anthracis
Cipro or doxycycline
Bacillus cereus
Vancomycin, clindamycin
Bacterioides fragilis
Metronidazole
Bartonella henselae
Erythromycin
Bordatella pertussis
Erythromycin
Borrelia
Ceftriaxone, cefuroxime, doxycycline, amoxicillin
Brucella
Doxycycline + either gentamicin or streptomycin
Campylobacter jejuni
Erythromycin
Chlamydia pneumoniae
Doxycycline
Chlamydia trachomatis
Doxycycline or azithromycin
C. difficile
Metronidazole
C. perfringens
Pen G +/- clindamycin
C. tetani
Metronidazole or Pen G
C. diphtheriae
Erythromycin
Coxiella burnetii
(acute and chronic)
Acute: Doxycycline
Chronic: Cipro or (doxycycline + Rifampin)
Ehrlichia
Doxycycline
Enterobacter
Imipenem or Antipseudomonal penicillin + Antipseudomonal aminoglycoside
Enterococcus faecalis
Pen G (add gentamicin for endocarditis or meningitis)
E. coli
Beta-lactam w/B-lactamase inhibitor, cephalosporins, fluoroquinolones, TMP/SMX, antipseudomonal aminoglycosides, nitrofurantoin, imipenem (depends on site of infection)
UTI - many choices
Meningitis - 3rd gen ceph
Francisella tularensis
Streptomycin or gentamicin
Gardnerella vaginalis
Metronidazole
H. pylori
Bismuth + metronidazole + tetracycline + omeprazole
H. ducreyi (chancroid)
Azithromycin or ceftriaxone
H. influenzae
Cefotaxime, ceftriaxone
Klebsiella pneumoniae
3rd gen Cephalosporins
Legionella
Erythromycin +/- rifampin
Fluoroquinolones
Azithromycin
Listeria monocytogenes
Ampicillin
Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Macrolides (Erythromycin, azithromycin, clarithromycin) or FQs
N. gonorrheae
Ceftriaxone, cefixime
N. meningitidis
Penicillin G
Nocardia
Sulfa - TMP/SMX
Pasteurella multocida
Pen G
Proteus
Ampicillin
Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Antipseudomonal penicillins (pipe, tic, car)
3rd gen ceph
Imipenem
Tobramycin
Rickettsiae
Doxycycline
Salmonella typhi
FQ, ceftriaxone
Serratia marascens
3rd gen ceph, imipenem, FQs
Shigella
FQ's
Staph aureus
Naf, ox, meth
(or vancomycin if resistant)
Staph. epidermidis
Vancomycin
Anaerobic strep
Pen G
Strep pneumoniae
Pen G or vancomycin if not susceptible
Strep. pyogenes
Pen G or V (gentamicin for serious infections)
Vibrio cholerae
Doxycycline, FQ
V. parahemolyticus
antibiotics do not shorten course
Yersinia enterocolitica
TMP/SMX or FQ
Yersinia pestis
Streptomycin, gentamicin

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