Guidelines
Hospital Acquired Intraabdominal Infection

Hospital Acquired Intraabdominal Infection

Definitions

Heatlhcare Associated/Hospital Acquired IAI includes patients with the following risk factors:  

  • Hospitalization for at least 48hrs during the previous 90 days
  • Resident of a SNF or LTCF during the previous 30 days
  • Received IV infusion therapy, wound care, or renal replacement therapy within preceding 30 days
  • Received several days of broad-spectrum antimicrobial therapy within previous 90 days
  • Known to have been colonized or infected previously with a resistant pathogen
  • Post operative infection

Microbiology

Diagnostics

Empiric Therapy