Guidelines
Intra-abdominal Infections

Intra-abdominal Infections

Definitions

Uncomplicated

  • Community-acquired infections
  • without previous biliary procedures
  • and NOT severely ill

Complicated

  • Hospital-acquired infections
  • Patients with prior biliary procedure
  • Patients who are severely ill

Microbiology

More Information

IDSA Guidelines for Intra-Abdominal Infections: Clin Infect Dis 2003;37:997.

Adapted from the Bakersfield Memorial Hospital Antimicrobial Stewardship Program