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Vancomycin
Gram(+) only

1. reserved for susceptible enterococci when person is allergic to B-lactams

2. MRSA (hospital)
Chloramphenicol
Broad spectrum antibiotic

G(+/-) rickettsia, chlamydia

1st choice for serious infection that is susceptible until culture and sensitivity studies are done
Macrolides
G(+)
Staph Aureus, Strept Pneumoniae, Strept Pyogenes

G(-)
Neisseria species
Haem. influenzae

Azithromycin treats legionella pneumophila
Clindamycin
topical, acne

prevention of endocarditis if allergic to B-lactams & macrolides

g(+) cocci, g(+/-) anaerobes
Linezolid
MRSA, staphylococcus epidermidis, streptococcus pneumoniae, enterococcus faecium
vancomycin-sensitive/resistant enterococcus faecalis, streptococcus pyogenes, staphylococcus agalactiae