Guidelines
Staph. aureus Bacteremia

Staph. aureus Bacteremia

Note

Obtain Internal Medicine Consult

Suspected Infection

Blood cultures taken (2 sets)

Empiric antimicrobials

Blood Cultures Positive for Gram-Positive Cocci in Clusters

Confirmed S. aureus Bacteremia

S. aureus bacteremia should never be considered a contaminant

Inform ASP Program/Ward Pharmacist