What is the role of aztreonam or quinolones in the treatment of Klebsiella infections?

Updated: Jun 10, 2019
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Aztreonam may be used in patients who are allergic to beta-lactam antibiotics. Quinolones are also effective treatment options for susceptible isolates in patients with either carbapenem allergy or major beta-lactam allergy.


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