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Septic Arthritis & Infected Prosthesis

Created: 4/7/2007
Updated: 4/7/2007
 

SEPTIC ARTHRITIS & INFECTED PROSTHESIS    


Recommended First Line - Ceftriaxone / Vancomycin if ?MRSA



Common pathogens             Appropriate Antibiotics



Staph Aureus                              Fluclox / Vanc + Gent

MRSA                                         Vancomycin, Linezolid

H. Influenzae                              3rd Generation Cephalosporins

Neisseria Meningitidis                   Penicillin, Cefotaxime, Ceftriaxone

Salmonella species                      Ceftriaxone, Cipro

Pseudomonas                              Ceftazidime + Gent

Mycobacterium TB                        See respiratory section


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