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Q.  Should teicoplannin, colistin be used in case of neonatal sepsis where culture does not reveal any organism_?
Poll Results

   
No, it should be used only after drug sensitivity report
 76.10%
   
Yes, under guidance of an infectious disease expert
 23.90%
 
Sr. NoDateRemarks
1
25 May 2013NOOOO
2
19 May 2013use depends on the clinical status and antibiotic resistance prevalent in that region
3
16 May 2013Higher antibiotics like teicoplanin and colistin should never be used without the support of Culture, Sensitivity report
4
16 May 2013Should be used under expert guidance
5
14 May 2013carbapenemase-producing organisms requires polymixin-B .Also meningitis can exist without blood culture being positive. But these organisms indicate poor NICU management.
6
10 May 2013Consider possibility of fungal sepsis, ask d microbiologist for fungal growth in culture
7
07 May 2013such good antibiotics should be preserved for only specific conditions where we know about the sensitivity pattern pointing only towards the specific antibiotic.
8
05 May 2013Always give 2nd line or 3rd line inj antibiotics on the basis of blood culture sensitivity..


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