Gram-Negative Bacilli

Note

If Pseudomonas is NOT recovered and organisms are not susceptible to agents with a narrower spectrum of activity, lower doses as follows.

Penicillin Allergy

Duration

10-14 days

Treatment Notes

Catheters are less commonly the source of the infection; however, most advocate catheter removal if the catheter is the source

Gram-negative endocarditis is extremely rare. Routine echocardiography is not advised
unless there is high clinical suspicion of endocarditis.