A patient diagnosed as having ventilator associated pneumonia, is on treatment with ceftriaxone and amikacin. Culture and sensitivity turned out to be positive for ESBL producing Klebsiella infection. The most appropriate next action should be:
Empirical treatment for meningococcal meningitis is:
Which of the following drugs act by inhibiting bacterial protein synthesis?
Drug of choice for prophylaxis of meningococcal meningitis is:
Treatment of choice for chancroid is:
After 5 days of clindamycin treatment for a skin infection, a patient develops diarrhea (10 watery stools/day), severe abdominal pain, and fever. Which of the following organisms would you be concerned about as the causative pathogen of diarrhea?
Mechanism of action of vancomycin is:
Which of the following should be monitored if linezolid is given for more than 14 days?
A 21-year-old marathon runner reports to the clinic with acute Achilles tendon rupture. The nurse noted that the patient recently took an antibiotic for community-acquired pneumonia. Which antibiotic may have contributed to tendon rupture?
Ciprofloxacin should not be given to an asthmatic using theophylline because:
Drug of choice for prophylaxis of Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia in immunocompromised patients is:
A child was admitted to the hospital with H. influenza meningitis. Cefotaxime is preferred over ampicillin because:
A 26 year old patient presents with suspected pneumococcal meningitis. CSF culture is sent for antibiotic sensitivity. Which empirical antibiotic should be given till culture sensitivity result come?
Drug of choice for acute meningococcal pyogenic meningitis is:
A girl on sulphonamides developed abdominal pain and presented to emergency with seizure. What is the probable cause?
Single dose aminoglycoside administration is more preferable than 8 hourly dose because of:
Linezolid is best used for:
Drug of choice for sore throat caused by Group A beta hemolytic streptococcus is:
The persistent suppression of bacterial growth that may occur after limited exposure to some antimicrobial drug is called:
In the given below figure at which site does penicillinase work?
Drug of choice for antibiotic associated pseudomembranous colitis is:
Which of the following aminoglycosides has highest nephrotoxicity?
A potent inhibitor of beta-lactamase is:
Redman syndrome is due to:
Which of the following antibiotic acts by inhibiting cell wall synthesis?