Vancomycin 25-30 mg/kg IV loading dose
Subsequent dosing frequency depends on renal function. Continue vancomycin until susceptibility are available.
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Cloxacillin 2g IV q4h until susceptibility results are available.
Treat for a minimum of 2 weeks after first negative blood culture if patient has no complicating factors:
Longer treatment duration is needed for patients who have complicated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Strongly consider consultation with Infectious Diseases.