Johns Hopkins Guides provide diagnosis, management, and treatment guidance for infectious diseases, diabetes, and psychiatric conditions. Explore these free sample topics:
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- Skin and soft tissue infections caused by streptococci, staphylococci, and anaerobes.
- Pelvic infections (endometritis, nongonococcal tubo-ovarian abscess, pelvic cellulitis, and postsurgical vaginal cuff infections)
- Streptococcus pneumoniae (empyema, pneumonitis, and lung abscess)
- Septicemia (no longer recommended)
- Intra-abdominal infections such as peritonitis and intra-abdominal abscess caused by anaerobes (note: IDSA no longer recommends clindamycin due to increased B. fragilis resistance rate)
- Acne vulgaris (topical gel)
- Bacterial vaginosis in non-pregnant women (vaginal ovules)
NON-FDA APPROVED USES
- PCP in combination with primaquine
- CNS toxoplasmosis in combination with pyrimethamine and leucovorin
- Bacterial vaginosis (oral and vaginal ovule)
- Community acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA) soft tissue infections
- Acute bacterial sinusitis
- CA-MRSA pneumonia in combination with vancomycin to reduce toxin production in severe cases.