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staphylococcus aureus

Which antbiotic should take CF patient, 20 years old with resistance to Penicillin and Erithromycin and who has staphylococcus aureus?
Thank you for your question.

The optimal antibiotic to take is Flucloxacillin or Cloxacillin. Most Staph aureus are resistant to Penicillin but Flucloxacillin is an appropriate antibiotic to take. Other alternatives include Doxycycline, Co-Trimoxazole. Clindamycin and Rifampicin may also be used.


Antibiotic treatment for cystic fibrosis. CF Trust. May 2009

Best wishes,
Prof Stuart Elborn
The answer is edited by: Prof Stuart Elborn