Septic Arthritis/Osteomyelitis

Micro-organism

Septic Arthritis/Osteomyelitis

Duration

Total course 4-6 weeks

First Line

IV Flucloxacillin 2g four times daily

 

If Penicillin Allergy

Clindamycin 600mg four times daily

If MRSA

IV Vancomycin

Dosing as per guideline (HERE)

Notes

Seek additional ID advice in this patient group