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Child infected with Klebisella pneumoniae. No relief after starting with amikacin and meropenam

HI
My baby is infected with Klebisella pneumoniae. two antibiotics are given to her for last 4 days in the form of inter venous injection. name of antibiotics are : Amikacin(50 mg) and Meropenam(125 mg). two doses, one in morning and one is evening is given.
but as such no improvements are shown, I am very much worried, please let me know, wht can be done?
Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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Pediatrician, Neonatology 's  Response
Hi shweta,
you did not write where is the infection.- blood,urine or lungs?
This is a very good coverage for klebiella.
If it is pnumonia,it may take some time more.
Iam sure your child is in the hospital.
Do not worry.
God bless
Dr Uma
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Child infected with Klebisella pneumoniae. No relief after starting with amikacin and meropenam

Hi shweta, you did not write where is the infection.- blood,urine or lungs? This is a very good coverage for klebiella. If it is pnumonia,it may take some time more. Iam sure your child is in the hospital. Do not worry. God bless Dr Uma