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Tx for Staph aureus
Methicillin
Tx for Clostridium difficile
Metronidazole
Tx for Nocardia
Sulfonamides
Tx for Actinomyces isrealli
Penicillin
Tx for H. influenza meningitis
Ceftriaxone
Tx for Legionella pneumophila
Erythromycin
Tx for Pseudomonas aeruginosa
Aminoglycoside plus extended-spectrum penicillin (piperacillin, ticarcillin)
Tx for H. pylori
Triple therapy- (1)Bismuth, metronidazole & either tetracycline or amoxicillin;
(2)Metronidazole, omeprazole, clarithromycin
Tx for Gardnerella vaginalis
Metronidazole
Tx for Leprosy
Long-term oral dapsone
Alternate tx's include rifampin & combo of clofazimine & dapsone
Tx for Rickettsiae
Tetracycline
Tx for Mycoplasma pneumoniae
Tetracycline or erythromycin
Tx for Chlamydiae
Erythromycin or tetracycline
Tx for Borrelia burgdorferi
Tetracycline
Tx for Treponema pallidum
Penicillin G
Tx for Candida albicans
Nystatin for superficial infection, amphotericin B for serious systemic infection
Tx for Coccidioidomycosis
Local infection: fluconazole or ketoconazole
Systemic infection: amphotericin B
Tx for Histoplasmosis
Local infection: fluconazole or ketoconazole
Systemic infection: amphotericin B
Tx for Paracoccidioidomycosis
Local infection: fluconazole or ketoconazole
Systemic infection: amphotericin B
Tx for Blastomycosis
Local infection: fluconazole or ketoconazole
Systemic infection: amphotericin B
Tx for Pneumocystis carinii
TMP-SMX
Tx for Sporothrix schenckii
Itraconazole or Potassium iodidie
Tx for E. histolytica
Metronidazole & iodoquinol
Tx for Giardia
Metronidazole
Tx for Babesia
Quinine, clindamycin
Tx for Toxoplasma
Sulfadiazine & Pyrimethamine
Tx for Plasmodium
Chloroquine, sulfadoxine & pyrimethamine, mefloquine, quinine
Tx for Trichomonas vaginalis
Metronidazole
Tx for Trypanosoma cruzi
Nifurtimox
Tx for Leishmania donovani
Sodium stibogluconate
Tx for Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Erythromycin & antitoxin
Tx for Fusobacterium nucleatum
Penicillin G
Tx for Strep pneumoniae
Penicillin
Tx for Bordetella pertussis
Erythromycin
Tx for Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Isoniazid, rifampin, pyrazinimide, ethambutoll
Tx for Salmonella
Chloramphenicol(for enteric fever); can also use ampicillin
Tx for Shigella
Only tx s. dysenteriae
Tx for E. coli
Ciprofloxacin & penicillin
Tx for Vibrio cholerae
Fluid replacement plus tetracycline to keep from spread of organism
Tx for Bacteroides fragilis
Metronidazole
Tx for Proteus mirabilis
Ampicillin, cephalosporin
Tx for Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Ceftriaxone & tetracycline
Silver nitrate to prevent infant eye infection
Tx for Strep agalactiae
Penicillin G
Tx for Neisseria meningitidis
High dose IV Penicillin
Prevention w/ rifampin or ciprofloxacin
Tx for Clostridium tetani
Penicillin & antitoxin
Tx for Strep viridans
Penicillin w/ addition of aminoglycoside if resistant
Tx for Clostridium perfringens
Penicillin & antitoxin
Tx for Listeria monocytogenes
Ampicillin
Tx for Yersinia pestis
Streptomycin
Tx for Ehrlichia
Doxycycline
Tx for Coxiella burnetii
Doxycycline
Tx for Francisella tularensis
Streptomycin
Tx for Brucella
Tetracycline & streptomycin
Tx for Bacillus anthracis
IV Penicillin