General Spectrum of Activity

Gram positive bacteria

  • Beta-hemolytic Streptococcus spp.

  • Streptococcus pneumoniae

  • Viridans group Streptococcus spp.

  • Staphylococcus aureus (MSSA)

Gram negative

  •  Most Enterobacteriaceae

  •  Haemophilus influenzae

  •  Moraxella catarrhalis

  •  Pasteurella spp.

Anaerobes

  •  Clostridium spp. (not Clostridium difficile)

  •  Peptostreptococcus spp.

Does not cover

  • Enterococcus spp.

  • MRSA

  • Bacteroides fragilis

  • Pseudomonas spp.

  • ESBL-producing organisms

  • Listeria monocytogenes