Therapy is aimed at treating multiple flora that include Gram Negatives, Gram Positive Bacteria, Pseudomonas and if there is an indwelling catheter or high risk, then MRSA.
- Monotherapy appears to be as good as dual-drug therapy
- Consider adding Vancomycin to above regimen for:
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