Clindamycin
General Spectrum of Activity

General Spectrum of Activity

Gram positive

  • MSSA
  • Susceptible MRSA
  • Group A,B,C,G Streptococci (but increasing resistance)
  • Viridans Streptococci

Gram negatives

  • Essentially no aerobic gram negative coverage

Anaerobes

  • Increasing resistance in Bacteroides fragilis
  • Covers many oral anaerobes

Other

  • Pneumocyctis jiroveci
  • Malaria
  • Toxoplasma

Does not cover

  • Almost all aerobic gram negatives
  • Enterococci