MCQ: Drug of choice for MRSA

Question: Drug of choice for methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus


  1. Imipenem
  2. Ceftazidime
  3. Trimethoprim sulfamethoxalate
  4. Vancomycin

Answer: Vancomycin

Vancomycin is the drug of choice for methicillin resistant Staphylococcous aureus


If vancomycin is not available, daptomycin becomes the first choice. Other drugs for treatment of MRSA are Linezolid, teicoplanin, telavancin and ceftaroline

See also: Infection

External Links

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