Scripps local data suggests low incidence of MRSA (3%) and Pseudomonas aeruginosa (3%)
Routine anaerobic coverage not indicated unless empyema or abscess
Blood and sputum cultures should be ordered when considering broad spectrum coverage against MRSA and P. aeruginosa
Metlay J et al. Diagnosis and Treatment of Adults with Community-acquired Pneumonia. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2019;200(7):e45-67.