Abdominal Infections

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Indications to Add VRE Coverage

Indications

  • Consult Infectious Disease prior to use
  • Indications
    • Liver transplant recipients with severe intra-abdominal infection in the hepatobiliary tree
    • Patients with known VRE colonization

First line treatment

  • Daptomycin 6mg/kg IV every 24 hours

Duration*

  • Duration per infectious disease recommendations

Notes

*Longer treatment regimens may be needed if:

  • Lack of source control
  • Immunosuppressed patients

 

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