Antibiotic Coverage

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Organisms AffectedAntibioticMethod of Delivery
Vancomycin resistant Gram +IV
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNR, HaemophilusIV/PO
Anaerobic GNR, Enteric GNR, Pseudomonas, AcinetobacterIV
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNR, Acinetobacter, Pseudomonas, AnaerobesIV
Staphylococci only!IV
GNR not anaerobes (includes situations where the environment is anaerobic like intra-abdominal abscesses), PseudomonasN/A
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNRIV
Broad (does not include Strep or Pseudomonas), N/A
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNRIV
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNR, AnaerobesIV
Gram – rods including Pseudomonas (but there is increasing resistance to it), B. Anthracis (anthrax), STDs (NOT syphillis or gonorrhea) IV/PO
Respiratory Gram +, Mycoplasma, Chlamydia, Legionella (intracellular pathogens), Helicobacter/Campilobacter (Gram -)IV/PO
GNR not anaerobes (includes situations where the environment is anaerobic like intra-abdominal abscesses), PseudomonasN/A
Vancomycin resistant Gram +IV
Anaerobes, C difficile, Amoebae(Giardia, Entamoeba, Trichimonas)IV/PO
Gram positive spectrum – can be used to treat organisms that are resistant to β-lactams and glycopeptides, Resistant Gram +, VR-MRSAN/A
More potent against Gram +, Less potent against Gram - , More Anaerobes (oral)IV/PO
C. difficile, Vancomycin resistant EnterocicciPO
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNR, AnaerobesIV
Gram +, C. difficileIV/PO
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNRPO
Enteric GNR, PseudomonasIV
Erythyromycin + (less resistant), Atypical Mycobacteria infections (not TB)PO
Streptococci, Treponema, Oral Anaerobes, Haemophilus, Listeria, Enteric GNR, Pseudomonas IV
Streptococci, Treponema, Oral Anaerobes, Haemophilus, Listeria, Enteric GNR, Pseudomonas IV
Kills gram positive organismsN/A
Gram +, abx resistant bacteria: MRSA, Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium, but not E.faecalis IV/PO
Gram + spectrum (especially resistant ones), but NOT E. faecalis (EnterococcusN/A
Organisms AffectedAntibioticMethod of Delivery
Same as azithromycin (respiratory pathogens)PO
Multi-drug resistant GNRN/A
Broad Spectrum, Much less resistance, Does not treat pseudomonasIV
Oral AnaerobesPO
Broad spectrum for gram positive and gram negative organisms in the urinary tractN/A
Gram - spectrumN/A
Staphylococci only!IV
Broad spectrum covering staph and mycobacteriumN/A
Same as clarithromycin, but particulary effective for those with Chlamydia infectionIV/PO
Enteric GNR, PseudomonasIV
Broad Spectrum ActivityN/A
Group A Streptococci, Treponema (syphilis)IV
Broad Spectrum, Lots of resistancePO
Good for streptococcal infections, Gram – and Pseudomonas, Mycoplasma/Chlamydia/Legionella (good for respiratory pathogens)IV/PO
Intrcellular Bacteria, StaphylococciIV/PO
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNR, AnaerobesIV
Gram + (strep and staph), Anaerobic organismsN/A
M. tuberculosis. F. tularensis, Yersinis pestisN/A
Staphylococci only!PO
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNRIV
Broad Spectrum , Intracellular BacteriaIV/PO
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNRPO
Used primarily in multi-drug resistant TuberculosisN/A
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNR, Acinetobacter, Pseudomonas, AnaerobesIV
Streptococci, Staphylococci, Enteric GNR, Acinetobacter, Pseudomonas, AnaerobesIV
Gram - NOT including Proteus or Pseudomonas, Useful for enterococcus (especially vancomycin resistant infections)N/A
Streptococci, Treponema, Oral Anaerobes, Haemophilus, ListeriaIV/PO
Very good against Gram + including StaphN/A

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