Empiric Antibiotic Selection Assistant
Posted by dkwinter

See also:

     Pediatric Amoxicillin Dosage Calculator


This is an experimental tool based on these popular antibiotic sensitivity tables. Its purpose is to allow more efficient browsing of generalized antibiotic sensitivities. This is not a list of first line, second line, third line treatments for specific infections.


Of course, antibiotic resistance patterns vary regionally and treatment should be individualized based on many patient factors including exposures, presentation of the illness, test results, culture results, drug interactions, allergies, past medical history and patient response.


Skin: Bites Cellulitis Diabetic foot Impetigo
Resp: AOM Epiglottitis Eye infections OE Pharyngitis Pna (Atypical pna) (CAP) (HAP) Sinusitis
GI: Diverticulitis Food poisoning Traveler's diarrhea
GU: Cervicitis Gonorrhea PID Prostatitis Pyelonephritis Urethritis UTI

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Common conditions
Gram +ve
S. aureus (MSSA)
S. aureus (MRSA)
Staph epidermidis
Streptococcus spp. (S. pneumonia, Group A B, C, D)
Entero. faecalis
Entero. faecium
Gram -ve
"Easy-to-kill" (E. coli, Shigella, Salmonella, N. gonorroeae)
Serratia spp.
Acinetobacter spp.
Citrobacter spp.
Enterobacter spp.
"Above diaphragm" (Peptostreptococci, etc.)
"Below diaphragm" (Bacteroides (frag.), clostridium spp.)
Mycoplasma spp. (e.g. M. pneumonia)
Chlamydia spp.