S Holmes, 43 Y, M
Clinical details: Dipstick positive for blood
Antibiotic: None; Allergy: None
Sample for GP surgery (community)
Sample Catheter urine
Growing Staphylococcus aureus
Sensitive to cefoxitin/oxacillin, nitrofurantoin, trimethoprim, amikacin, gentamicin, ciprofloxacin, erythromycin, clindamycin, tetracycline, vancomycin, teicoplanin, linezolid, daptomycin. Resistant to penicillin.
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Which antibiotics would you release, if any, and why? (expect a discussion here about the merit of releasing antibiotics and effective antibiotics)
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