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Bacterial Strains - Gram Positive Bacteria

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Bacterial Strain Sections

Gram Positive Bacteria:

Empiric drug regimens listed for the various bacterial strains are for ADULT patients with normal renal function. Review the relevant package insert for additional prescribing information.

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Enterococci
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>Enterococcus faecalis
>Enterococcus faecium (E. faecium)


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Staphylococci
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>Staphylococcus aureus
     1]  MSSA (methicillin susceptible strains)
     2]  MRSA (methicillin resistant Staph aureus)

>Staphylococcus Coagulase-negative species:
     1] Staph epidermidis
     2] Staph. haemolyticus
     3] Staph lugdunensis
     4] Staph saprophyticus
     5] Staph hominis
     6] Staph capitis


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Streptococci
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>Streptococcus anginosus group (formerly Streptococcus milleri)
     1] Streptococcus intermedius
     2] Streptococcus anginosus
     3] Streptococcus constellatus
>Streptococcus pneumoniae
>Streptobacillus moniliformis
>Streptococcus pyogenes (Groups A, B, C, G, F)
>Streptococcus agalactiae  (Group B streptococcus)

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Gram-positive bacilli
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>Actinomyces israelii
>Arcanobacterium haemolyticum (formerly known as Corynebacterium haemolyticum)
>Bacillus species:
     1] Bacillus anthracis
     2] Bacillus cereus
     3] Bacillus subtilis
>Clostridium species:
     1] Clostridium difficile
     2] Clostridium perfringens
     3] Clostridium tetani
>Corynebacterium species:
     1] Corynebacterium diphtheria
     2] Corynebacterium jeikeium
     3] Corynebacterium urealyticum
>Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae
>Listeria monocytogenes
>Lactobacillus species (several e.g.  L. acidophilus,L. brevis, L. buchneri, L. casei,
      L. fermentum, L. gallinarum , L. gasseri)
>Nocardia species:
     1] Nocardia asteroides
     2] Nocardia brasiliensis
>Propionibacterium acnes
>Rhodococcus equi  (formerly Prescottia equi, Corynebacterium equi)

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Other:
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>Leuconostoc (ovoid cocci)


Comments:

See individual pages above

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Reference(s)

Primary source of background comments  (accessed Sept 2013):
http://en.wikipedia.org


Additional information  (links open in a new window):

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enterococcus_faecalis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enterococcus_faecium
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staphylococcus_aureus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methicillin-resistant_Staphylococcus_aureus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staph_epidermidis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staphylococcus_haemolyticus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staphylococcus_hominis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Staphylococcus_saprophyticus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streptococcus_anginosus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streptococcus_pneumoniae
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streptococcus_pyogenes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Streptococcus_agalactiae
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Actinomyces_israelii
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bacillus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clostridium
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Corynebacterium
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Listeria_monocytogenes
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lactobacillus
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nocardia
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Propionibacterium

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