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Gram-Negative Cocci & Coccobacilli
>Aggregatibacter aphrophilus (formally known as Haemophilus aphrophilus)
>Bordetella pertussis (Causative agent of pertussis or whooping cough. )
1] Brucella abortus
2] Brucella canis
3] Brucella melitensis
4] Brucella suis
1] Haemophilus influenzae
2] Haemophilus ducreyi
3] Haemophilus avium
>Moraxella catarrhalis (formerly known as Branhamella catarrhalis)
>Neisseria species: (frequently colonize mucosal surfaces.)
1] Neisseria gonorrhoeae
2] Neisseria meningitidis
| Important considerations: The choice of an agent should be based on local antimicrobial sensitivities, site of infection, cost, and comorbid conditions. Generally, the most common agents/regimens are listed first. Listed dosages may need to be adjusted for renal dysfunction.