Vancomycin 25-30 mg/kg loading dose
Further dosing depends on renal function
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Short duration of therapy of two weeks (from the first negative blood culture) should only be provided to patients meeting all of the following criteria for uncomplicated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia.
Longer treatment duration is needed for patients who have complicated Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia. Strongly consider consultation with Infectious Diseases.