What is included in the inpatient care of group D streptococcus (GDS) infections?

Updated: Mar 02, 2021
  • Author: Shirin A Mazumder, MD, FIDSA; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Approximately 72 hours after beginning antibiotics, run two series of blood cultures. If the results are positive, repeat every 3-4 days until the results are negative.

Monitor serum creatinine levels closely in patients receiving gentamicin and vancomycin.


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