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Double Coverage for Anaerobes

26 Nov

One of our intensivists asked the following:

Is there a need to add metronidazole to cover anaerobes when using Piperacillin/Tazobactam  or meropenem?

Another great question and one frequently encountered with antimicrobial stewardship programs .(1)

The short answer is no.

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