Clostridium perfringens
General Susceptibility

General Susceptibility

  • Penicillin
  • Ampicillin/sulbactam
  • Piperacillin/tazobactam
  • Metronidazole
  • Clindamycin
  • Carbapenems

Therapy may include beta-lactam plus 48-72 hours of clindamycin to target toxin production in combination with surgical debridement