Ertapenem
Criteria for Use

Criteria for Use

May only be ordered for patients who meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Allergy/intolerance to alternatives

  • Documented Infection of Citrobacter, Enterobacter, ESBL positive organism, Morganella, or Serratia

  • Recent documented gram-negative multi-drug resistant organism

Single Dose Only

  • Transition to outpatient therapy

  • Colon or hysterectomy/colon surgery (SCIP)