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Septic arthritis and infected prosthesis

Created: 4/7/2007
Updated: 26/7/2021
 

SEPTIC ARTHRITIS AND INFECTED PROSTHESIS    


Recommended first line - ceftriaxone/vancomycin if ?MRSA



Common pathogens             Appropriate antibiotics



Staphylococcus aureus                              Fluclox/vanc + gent

MRSA                                         Vancomycin, linezolid

Haemophilus 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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