What are empiric therapy regimens for Gram-positive cocci in chains septic arthritis of prosthetic joints?

Updated: Oct 06, 2020
  • Author: John L Brusch, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Cefazolin 1 g IV q8h

Patients with severe penicillin allergy:

Vancomycin 15 mg/kg IV q12h


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