- Dose adjustment required in renal dysfunction
Consider IVIG therapy
WITH OR WITHOUT
- If toxic shock syndrome or necrotizing fasciitis
If MRSA suspected, then ALSO CONSIDER ADDING
Target trough: 10 to 15 mg/L
Consider capping the loading dose at a maximum of 3,000 mg and maintenance doses at a maximum of 2,000 mg.
Dose adjustment required in renal dysfunction.
History of MRSA infection or colonization
Household contact with a MRSA colonized individual
IV drug use
Recent travel to or residing in an MRSA endemic region or community
Blood cultures (2 sets)
Urgent surgical assessment for diagnostic biopsy and/or debridement