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==1st Generation==
 
==1st Generation==
*Skin and soft tissue infections (why is agent of choice before gen sx)
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*[[Ceftriaxone_Cross-reactivity|Cross-reactivity of PCN]] allergy <10%
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*Resistant, nosocomial infections
  
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==See Also==
 
==See Also==

Latest revision as of 16:30, 26 March 2019

1st Generation

  • Skin and soft tissue infections (why is agent of choice before generalized symptoms)
  • Cross-reactivity of PCN allergy <10%

2nd Generation

  • Intestinal anaerobes (why is agent of choice for colorectal sx)
  • Largely displaced by 3rd gen agents

3rd Generation

4th Generation

  • Resistant, nosocomial infections

See Also

References

Goodman & Gilman's Pharmacology