These guidelines are to be used in adult immunocompetent patients only.
An infectious diseases consult is recommended when dealing with complicated patients or immunocompromised patients.
All dosages are based on normal renal and hepatic function.
For renal dose adjustments, see the appropriate page in the “Antimicrobials” section.
Patient NOT in the ICU
Patient in the ICU
Resolution of Symptoms
IDSA/ATS Consensus Guidelines for CAP: Clin Infect Dis 2007;44:S27.
Capelastegui A, et al. Eur Respir J 2006;27:151-7