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Empyema

Created: 18/6/2007
Updated: 18/6/2007
 

EMPYEMA 

               

Recomended First Line - Imipenem or Tazocin


Common pathogens                          Appropriate Antibiotics

Anaerobes                                          Timentin, Augmentin

Strep. pneumoniae / Strep. milleri        Cefotaxime, Ceftriaxone then Amoxicillin

Staph. aureus                                     Cephalosporin or
(?MRSA)                                             (vancomycin /linezolid)


ArticleDate:20070618
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