Guidelines
Sepsis with NO FOCUS Age > 60 days

Sepsis with NO FOCUS Age > 60 days

  • No pulmonary, central nervous system, osteoarticular, urinary tract or abdominal focus identified on history, physical or laboratory investigations

  • Adequate volume blood cultures (refer to blood volume section), urine analysis AND microscopy, urine culture, chest radiograph, consider abdominal imaging.

Infection Prevention and Control

Droplet / Contact Precautions

Empiric Antimicrobials

OR

If suspicion for Staphylococcus aureus is present

Usual Duration

Reassess at 36 hours of blood culture incubation