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  1. viridans vs penicillin
    • penicillin.
    • pcn works great on viridans
  2. strep pyogenes vs bacitracin
    bacitracin. 99% sensitive to it.
  3. strep pyogenes vs penicillin
    penicillin. very sensitive to penicillin.
  4. staph aureus vs penicillin G
    STAPH AUREUS HAS A PENICILLINASE
  5. gram negative vs semi-synthetic penicillins (Methicillin)
    NO. semisynthetic penicillins are NOT active against gram negative
  6. anaerobes vs penicillin G
    good activity against oral anaerobes.

    not good for B frag or intra-abdominal infex
  7. gram negative vs aminopenicillins
    yes. good activity against H flu, E coli, Proteus mirabilis
  8. klebsiella, serratia, acinetobacter, pseudomonas, b frag vs aminopenicillins
    NO. THESE ARE RESISTANT TO AMINOPENICILLINS
  9. gram positive vs aminopenicillin
    yes, gram positive activity
  10. gram positive vs penicillin G (specific gram positives: strep pneumoniae, strep pyogenes A, strep agalactiae B, viridans
    yes. works against all those. excellent for viridans.
  11. viridans vs penicillin G
    penicillin G is excellent against viridans
  12. therapy for coagulase-negative staph infections
    • vancomycin
    • oh yeah, and remove the dirty cath

    (majority of these bugs are resistant to all beta-lactam agents)
  13. therapy for healthcare-acquired MRSA staph infections (HA-MRSA)
    • vancomycin
    • daptomycin
    • linezolid
    • quinupristin-dalfopristin
  14. therapy for community-acquired MRSA staph infection (CA-MRSA)
    TMP-SMX, clindamycin, doxycycline, minocycline, linezolid (for minor/moderate)

    for severe, use vancomycin
  15. therapy for VISA or VRSA staph infection
    • daptomycin
    • linezolid
  16. therapy for MSSA staph infection
    • oxacillin
    • nafcillin
    • 1st or 2nd generation cephalosporins
    • vancomycin

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