CNS Infections

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CNS Infections
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2012-11-10 14:47:08
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  1. < 1 month organisms
    • streptococcus (group B strep)
    • enteric gram-neg (E. coli)
    • listeria monocytogens
  2. 1 - 23 months organisms
    • S. agalactiae
    • E. colie
    • Haemophilus influenxae
    • Streptococcus pneumoniae
    • Neisseria meningitidis
  3. 2-50 years organisms
    • S. pneumoniae
    • N. meningitidis
  4. S. agalactiae
    • Gram-pos cocci in pairs and chains (B-hemolytic)
    • Ampicillin/Penicillin G +/- aminoglycoside x 14-21 days
  5. E. coli
    • Gram-neg rods (lactose pos)
    • Cefotaxime or ceftrixone x 21 days
  6. L. monocytogenes
    • Gram-positive rods
    • Ampicillin/penicillin G +/- aminoglycoside >= 21 days
  7. S. agalactiae
    Gram-pos cocci in pairs an chaing (b-hemolytic)
  8. E. coli
    Gram-neg rods (lactose pos)
  9. L. momocytogens
    gram-pos rods
  10. H. influenzae
    gram-neg rods
  11. S. pneumoniae
    Gram-pos diplococci (a-hemolytic)
  12. N. menigitidis
    Gram-neg cocci
  13. What does ceftriaxone/cefotaxime cover?
    • S. pneumoniae
    • H. influenzae
    • N. meningitis
  14. What does vanco cover?
    S. pneumoniae
  15. What does ampicillin cover?
    • L. monocytogenesĀ 
    • H. ingluenzae
    • N. meningitis

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