Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Guideline Use

This guideline should be used for outpatient treatment

  • Immunocompromised patients
  • Patients with facial/perianal infections
  • Patients < 60 days old
  • Patients with sepsis

Management Considerations

Consider incision and drainage (if needed)

Consider wound aerobic/anaerobic cultures (in case of discharge)

Additional Information

Last Updated: February 4th, 2022

  • Daria Thompson, MD, MPH
  • Yorgo Zahlanie, MD
  • Brandon Libby, MD
  • Emily Tilton, PharmD