Meropenem or ceftazidime) plus gentamicin

Tobramycin or amikacin ‡

when systemic infection is suspected – Haemophilus influenzae type B children and adults ceftriaxone (cefotaxime) (Editor’s note: In Germany it is also recommended Ampicillin!) – Neisseria meningitidis children and adults ceftriaxone (cefotaxime) After knowing the sensitivities penicillin G against sensitive strains used. Streptococcus pneumoniae children and adults vancomycin and ceftriaxone (cefotaxime) (Editor’s note: In Germany, vancomycin is not recommended!) After knowing the sensitivities penicillin G can be used against sensitive strains. Staphylococcus aureus and S. epidermidis children and adults used vancomycin with or without rifampicin After knowing the sensitivities vancomycin against methicillin-resistant strains

or it can be used nafcillin or oxacillin. (Editor’s note: In Germany we recommend the following when methicillin resistance: Vancomycin

Health Life Media Team

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