2005-2006 Pocket Book of Infectious Disease Therapy by John G. Bartlett MD

By John G. Bartlett MD

Designed to supply easy accessibility to criteria of take care of infectious illness via targeting choice, right doses, charges, and negative effects of antimicrobial brokers, the 2005-2006 notebook of Infectious illness Therapy attracts widely from concepts made through the facilities for disorder keep an eye on and Prevention, the scientific Letter on medicines and Therapeutics, and from reputable statements of revered scientific societies. Tabular fabric has been up-to-date to incorporate all newly licensed antibiotics, in addition to new thoughts for management.

This variation contains topical concerns corresponding to MRSA (USA three hundred strain), Avian influenza, Acinetobacter Hepatitis B virus (HBV), hepatitis C virus (HCV), and bioterrorism. It additionally includes the hot guidance for pyogenic meningitis, diabetic foot infections, healthcare linked pneumonia, surgical prophylaxis, fungal infections, bacteruria, and administration of infections linked to foreign travel.

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25 g q8h Polymyxin B Renal 6 4 8 — 750012,500 units/ kg/d q12h 750012,500 units/ kg/d q12h 562512,500 units/ kg/d q12h 37506250 units/ kg/d q12h Praziquant el Hepatic metabo lism 0. 81. 5 ? 1025 mg/k g tid — Usual Usual Usual Pyrazinami de Metabo lized 1 01 6 ? 1535 mg/k g/d — Usual Usual 12-20 mg/kg /d Pyrimetha mine Hepatic metabo lism 1. 55 d a ys ? 2575 mg/ d — Usual Usual Usual Quinacrine Renal 5 d a ys — 100200 mg q68h — Usual ? 53 Quinupristin/dal fopristin Hepati c metab olism 1. 5 1. 5 — 7.

75% 5 g bid × 5 d Metronidazole (2 g po × 1); clindamycin (300 mg po bid × 7 d) Haemophilus aphrophilus Sepsis, endocarditis Penicillin G + aminoglycoside (1) Cephalosporin (3rd gen) (5) + aminoglycoside (1) H. ducreyi (MMWR 2002;51:RR-1) Chancroid (see p 293) Ceftriaxone (250 mg IM × 1) Erythromycin (500 mg qid × 7 d) Azithromycin (1 g po × 1) Ciprofloxacin H. influenzae (AAC 1997;41:292) Meningitis (see p 234) Epiglottis, pneumonia (see p 253); arthritis; cellulitis Cefotaxime; ceftriaxone Cefuroxime (not meningitis); Meropenem; chloramphenicol Otitis, sinusitis, exacerbations of chronic bronchitis Sulfa-trimethoprim; azithromycin Cephalosporin (2nd or 3rd gen); clarithromycin Tetracycline (4); beta-lactamase-BLT (7); fluoroquinolone (6) Pneumonia, acute sinusitis, acute bacterial exacerbations of chronic bronchitis Telithromycin; azithromycin; cephalosporin (2nd + 3rd gen); clarithromycin Fluoroquinolone; beta-lactamase-BLT Peptic ulcer disease Omeprazole (20 g) + clarithromycin (500 mg bid) + either metronidazole (500 mg tid) or amoxillin (1 gm bid) × 14 d Bismuth subsalicylate (2 tabs bid) + tetracycline (500 mg qid) + metronidazole (500 mg tid) + omeprazole (20 mg bid) × 14 d Omeprazole + amoxicillin (1 g bid), + clarithromycin (500 mg bid) × 1 wk Alternative proton pump inhibitors: lansoprazole (Prevacid), pantoprazole (Protonix), esomeprazole (Nexium) rabeprazole (Aciphex) Hafnia alvei (see Enterobacter) Helicobacter pylori (Med Lett 1997;39:1 Ann Intern Med 1997;157:87 BMJ 2001;232:1047; NEJM 2002;347:1175) Med Letter Treatment Guidelines 2004;2:9 (see p 267) Kingella sp.

Phagocytophia (Now reclassified as Anaplasma phagocytophilum) (Emerg Infect Dis 1996;2:18; AAC 1997:41:76) See Capnocytophaga canimoris Ehrlichiosis-human Doxycycline (100 mg bid po or IV × 7-14 days) monocyte ehrlichiosis (EMH) and human granulocyte ehrlichiosis (HGE) Ehrlichia chaffeensis Monocytotrophic ehrlichiosis Doxycycline Chloramphenicol Eikenella corrodens (AAC 1988;32:1143) Oral infections, bite wounds Ampicillin; amoxicillin Tetracycline (4); amoxicillinclavulanic acid; ampicillinsulbactam; ceftriaxone; azithromycin; fluoroquinolone (6); Enterobacter aerogenes, E.

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