Baseline Bloodwork STAT - Prior to Starting Antibiotics

  • Blood cultures (aerobic and anaerobic)
    • Two sets at two separate puncture sites

Also consider:

  • Complete blood cell count with automated white blood cell differential
  • Creatinine (Cr), plasma
  • C-reactive protein (CRP)
  • Lactate
  • Blood cultures (aerobic and anaerobic)

If concerns re: Influenza Like Illness or COVID Consider -Nasopharyngeal FLOQ Swab for COVID NAT -Nasopharyngeal FLOQ Swab Using the Copan UTM kit for rapid Influenza A/B NAT (refer to Influenza-like Illness Antepartum/Postpartum order set on ePOPs -Start Droplet and Contact Precautions

Consider Urine STAT - Prior to Starting Antibiotics

  • Urinalysis
  • Urine culture

Consider Antibiotic Monitoring

  • Vancomycin levels before 3rd regular dose
  • Gentamicin levels before and after 3rd regular dose