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What microorganisms does vancomycin antibiotic kill?
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Dr. Simon Tsiouris
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
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In brief: Gram positive
Intravenous vancomycin kills a wide variety of gram positive organisms such as staph and strep.

In brief: Gram positive
Intravenous vancomycin kills a wide variety of gram positive organisms such as staph and strep.
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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Gram positives
Vancomycin is active against a broad range of gram positive aerobic bacteria.
It is most commonly used intravenously to treat MRSA infections and orally to treat c. Difficile diarrhea and colitis. It is less effective than nafcillin or cefazolin against methicillin sensitive staph. Aureus(mssa).

In brief: Gram positives
Vancomycin is active against a broad range of gram positive aerobic bacteria.
It is most commonly used intravenously to treat MRSA infections and orally to treat c. Difficile diarrhea and colitis. It is less effective than nafcillin or cefazolin against methicillin sensitive staph. Aureus(mssa).
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