What is the antibiotic treatment regimen for nosocomial Klebsiella pneumonia?

Updated: Jun 10, 2019
  • Author: Shahab Qureshi, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Choose antibiotics with high intrinsic activity. A regimen that includes imipenem, third-generation cephalosporins, quinolones, or aminoglycosides may be used alone or in combination. Always confirm susceptibility. Treatment should last at least 14 days.


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