Diabetic Foot Infection (DFI)

Note

All dosages assume normal renal and hepatic function

Definitive antimicrobial therapy should be based on deep tissue culture results

Empiric Antimicrobial Therapy

Management of Special Situations

More Information

  1. Stevens DL, Bisno AL, Chambers HF et al. Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Skin and Soft Tissue Infections: 2014 Update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. Clin Infect Dis 2014 59: e10-52.

  2. Pichichero ME. Cephalosporins can be prescribed safely for penicillin-allergic patients. J Fam Pract 2006 55: 106-112.

  3. Lipsky BA, Berendt AR, Cornia PB, et al 2012 Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Diabetic Foot Infections. Clin Infect Dis 2012; 54: 132 173.

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