> 1 Month

Note

TB, fungal pathogens, and other uncommon pathogens not treated by this regimen. If these are suspected, consult Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Narrow therapy based on susceptibilities

Therapy

  • GIVE FIRST OR CONCOMITANT WITH ANTIBIOTICS

  • Continue only if S. pneumoniae or H. influenzae confirmed; if other etiology confirmed, discontinue

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CONSIDER

Length of Therapy

If complicated meningitis (abscess, thrombosis, ventriculitis) please consult Pediatric Infectious Diseases