Version 2, last updated March 16, 2019

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Orange = This antibiotic may be used for definitive therapy or empiric coverage (begin with wide spectrum for empiric therapy, then use the narrowest spectrum antibiotic available based on your microbial isolate). When comparing bacteria to infection type, this is a relatively common association.
Yellow = This antibiotic may have efficacy, but there are usually better options for empiric coverage or definitive therapy. When comparing bacteria to infection type, this is a relatively uncommon association.
White = This antibiotic is generally not effective. This bacteria generally does not cause this infection type.
Green = This antibiotic belongs to this class/group of antibiotics.



Infection Types

Antibiotics Classes/Groups