Community Acquired (Mild/Moderate)

Enterococcal Coverage/Vancomycin Use Criteria

Empiric enterococcal coverage should only be considered in patients with the following risks:

  • Immunosuppression

  • Post-operative infection

  • Broad spectrum antibiotic exposure in the preceding 90 days

  • Valvular heart disease and/or prosthetic intravascular devices

If Enterococcal risk factors are present, please consult pharmacy for Vancomycin (if not prescribed a penicillin or carbapenem)

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