ESBL- Extended Spectrum Beta-Lactamase producing organisms


Contact Precautions
Contact Precautions

General Information

meropenem; levofloxacin or TMP-SMX if susceptible

piperacillin-tazobactam- UTI only

Gram negative organisms with enzymes that confer resistance to 3rd generation cephalosporins in addition to lower order beta-lactams

Piperacillin-tazobactam may be used as an alternative treatment choice only if the primary infection is from a urinary source and the MICs are low.

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