Guidelines
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Most Likely Pathogens

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Chlamydia trachomatis

Anaerobic organisms

Consult

Gynecology and/or relevant subspecialty team(s) if required

Culture

Before starting antimicrobial therapy, consider taking blood/urine/CSF and/or other relevant samples for culture.

Notes

Consider the need for dose adjustments (e.g. renal impairment) and age-related contraindications for antimicrobials.

First Choice

OR

PLUS

OR

+/-

If bacterial vaginosis suspected with PID

Penicillin Allergy

OR

PLUS

OR

+/-

If bacterial vaginosis suspected with PID

Review Daily

Adjust treatment according to microbiologic results as soon as they become available.

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