Cannula Site Infection - Moderate / Severe

First Line

Flucloxacillin 2g IV 6hrly

 

If MRSA positive follow penicillin allergic advice

Inform Infection Control Team

Penicillin Allergy

Vancomycin IV as per protocol

Inform Infection Control Team

Notes

No systemic sepsis

Remove the device

Swab the area

Duration of treatment depends on the clinical improvement rate