Specimen antibiotic regimens organism unknown

Sepsis of unknown origin

2nd/3rd generation cephalosporin OR quinolone OR carbapenem OR piptazobactam

± aminoglycoside (if Gram negative suspected) ± metronidazole (anaerobic cover) ± glycopeptide or linezolid (if MRSA suspected)

Pneumonia—community acquired

2nd/3rd generation cephalosporin + macrolide

Pneumonia — nosocomial

3rd generation cephalosporin OR quinolone OR carbapenem OR piptazobactam ± aminoglycoside (if Gram negative suspected)

+ teicoplanin, vancomycin

+ rifampicin or linezolid (if MRSA likely)

Skin and soft tissue

Flucloxacillin (if MSSA likely)

Glycopeptide or linezolid (if MRSA likely)

Benzyl penicillin or clindamycin (if Streptococcus suspected)

Abdominal

2nd/3rd generation cephalosporin OR quinolone OR carbapenem OR piptazobactam

± aminoglycoside

± metronidazole

Gynaecological

2nd/3rd generation cephalosporin OR quinolone OR carbapenem OR piptazobactam

± aminoglycoside

+ metronidazole

Nephrourological

2nd/3rd generation cephalosporin OR quinolone OR carbapenem OR piptazobactam

± aminoglycoside

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