ID consult is recommended.
If Haemophilus influenza type b suspected:
In non immune child < 5 years of age, maintain precautions until 24 hours of appropriate antimicrobial therapy received
If Haemophilus influenza type b is not suspected, use Routine Practices
S. aureus (MSSA)
Kingella kingae (most common in children < 2 years old)
S. pyogenes (GAS) (less common)
3 - 4 weeks for osteomyelitis including conversion to PO when appropriate
3 - 4 weeks recommended for septic arthritis.
Most clinicians recommend 4 - 6 weeks for hip septic arthritis