Gynaecological Sepsis (including post-op)

First Line

Gentamicin IV as per protocol AND Amoxicillin 1g IV 8 hrly AND metronidazole 500mg IV 8 hrly

Penicillin Allergy

Vancomycin IV AND Gentamicin IV as per protocol AND Metronidazole 500mg IV 8 hrly

Notes

Incl. abscess /  Foreign device infections

Send blood cultures  and other relevant samples

Check previous / recent microbiology results for guidance

 

If there is treatment failure/relapse check microbiology results, seek senior clinical review +/- D/W microbiology