MCQ Pediatrics 22

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Which one of the following is true regarding drug-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae as a cause of otitis media in children?


A) Rates of pneumococcal resistance to the macrolides are significantly lower than rates of resistance to penicillin.
B) Cefaclor (Ceclor) and loracarbef (Lorabid) have greater activity than amoxicillin against S. pneumoniae.
C) Third-generation cephalosporins should be used when other beta-lactam antibiotics have failed in suspected pneumococcal otitis.
D) Drug-resistant strains of S. pneumoniae are increasingly common in otitis media.

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