Question #2 Explanation:
Tigecycline lacks activity against which one the following bacteria?
A. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
B. Vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium (VRE)
C. Pseudomonas aeruginosa – CORRECT
- Tigecycline has activity versus a wide variety of bacteria, but it’s major hole in coverage is this important non-fermenting Gram negative rod.
D. Carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE)
E. Bacteroides fragilis