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Hi guys,

FA mentions the aminoglycosides are used for severe gram-negative rods (wikipedia entry aminoglycoside says so, too) infection. Why is there one UW question stating that aminoglycosides are used to treat enterococci which are gram-positive?

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well i think gram posive organisms in UWORLD qs aid to treat with aminoglycoside + some penicillin newer derevative+ b lactamase inhibitor..its a gud combination for gram postive..they must have said that..bcoz only aminogylcoside is not that gud enough..
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Hi guys,

FA mentions the aminoglycosides are used for severe gram-negative rods (wikipedia entry aminoglycoside says so, too) infection. Why is there one UW question stating that aminoglycosides are used to treat enterococci which are gram-positive?

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you can use it sinergically with Peni G or Ampi to treat enterococo
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