Community-Acquired Pneumonia in Adults
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A 37-year-old man is admitted to the hospital with fever to 103ºF (39º C), rapid onset dyspnea, and development of respiratory failure requiring intubation. Chest radiograph shows evidence of peripheral cavities. The patient is admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU).

Which antibiotic regimen is recommended in this setting?

Linezolid + ceftriaxone

Vancomycin + levofloxacin

Vancomycin + ceftriaxone + azithromycin

Vancomycin + piperacillin-tazobactam

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