Amikacin
General Spectrum of Activity

General Spectrum of Activity

Gram positive: None as monotherapy

  • Nocardia spp.

Gram negative

  • Aeromonas spp.
  • C. jejuni, freundii & koseri
  • E. aerogenes & cloacae
  • E. coli
  • H. influenzae
  • Klebsiella oxytoca & pneumoniae
  • M. catarrhalis
  • Morganella spp.
  • Proteus mirabilis & vulgaris
  • Providencia spp.
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa
  • Salmonella spp.
  • Serratia spp.
  • Shigella spp.
  • Yersinia enterocolitica Covers susceptible Enterobacteriaceae ESBL species

Anaerobic

  • None

Other

  • Synergistic activity against Staphylococci and Enterococci, some Mycobacteria

Does not cover

  • Most gram positives
  • Anaerobes
  • Atypicals