Canterbury DHB

Context

Pyomyositis

Pathogens

Drug Treatment

Empiric

flucloxacillin

HMLSchedNZFPMLnoids

IV 2 g every six hours

Mild penicillin allergy

cefazolin

HMLSchedNZFPMLnoids

IV 2 g every eight hours

Severe penicillin allergy

Consult Infectious Diseases/Clinical Microbiology.

Information about this Canterbury DHB document (99268):

Document Owner:

Not assigned (see Who's Who)

Last Updated:

March 2018 (Skin and Soft Tissue)

Next Review Due:

March 2021

Keywords:

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Topic Code: 99268