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Created: 22/6/2007
Updated: 4/7/2007



Recommended First Line - Penicillin + Gent +/- Vancomycin

Common pathogens        Appropriate Antibiotics

S.aureus                              Fluclox / Vanc + Gent

S. viridans                            Penicillin + Gent

Enterococcus                        Penicillin + Gent

S. epidermidis                      Vanc + Gent +/- Rifampicin

S. bovis                                Penicillin + Gent

HACEK (G-ve Bacilli)              Ampicillin + Gent or 3G Cef

In an IV drug user it is important to consider Enterococci or Candida                

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