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



Recommended First Line - Ceftriaxone

Common pathogens        Appropriate Antibiotics

Neisseria Meningitidis             Penicillin, Cefotaxime, Ceftriaxone

H. Influenzae                         Cefotaxime, Ceftriaxone

Strep Pneumoniae                  Penicillin, Cefotaxime, Ceftriaxone

MTB                                      See respiratory

Listeria                                  Ampicillin + Gent
(consider if age >55)

Enterococcus                         Cefotaxime, Ceftriaxone + Gent

N.b These are notifiable diseases

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