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Sputum culture test showing the presence of Klebsiella pheamoniae. How to read the report?

hi I have taken Sputum culture test, the result as follows. Test Name: Culture and Sensitivity (Sputum) Organism Name: Klebsiella Pheamoniae. Antibiogram Sensitivity to: Amikacin, Co-Trimoxazole, Ceftriaxone, Amoxyclav, Gentamicin, Piparacillin, Imipenem, Ceftazidime , Ofloxacin, Cefuroxime, Ciprofloxacin. Intermediate to : Nill Resistant to: Ampicillin. Could you please explain the above report
Asked On : Mon, 14 Jan 2013
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General Surgeon 's  Response
This is the Culture and sensitivity report of your sputum.Klebsiella pneumonia is the Bacteria found in the culture which is responsible for sputum production.
It will be reduced or destroyed with the Drugs which are given under SENSITIVE section.As it is Resistant to Ampicillin,This drug will have no action or there will be no response with this drug.
But,Consult your Local doctor as few drugs can be taken Orally and few should be given in Injection form only.
Answered: Tue, 15 Jan 2013
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mamun Kabir's  Response
thank you.
it is a test of respiratory tract infection(pneumonia) which identify the causative organism.
it also describes the sensitive antibiotic which acts properly against the particular organism & also the resistant drug which can not work.
Answered: Wed, 16 Jan 2013
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