Enterococcus faecalis

Enterococcus faecalis


Routine Practices

General Information

Amoxicillin or ampicillin

Gram positive cocci in chains

  •  UTI
  •  Endocarditis
  •  Contributes to polymicrobial intra-abdominal and skin and soft tissue infection, but less virulent than usual pathogens.

Ampicillin susceptibility predicts amoxicillin susceptibility. For oral option as appropriate use amoxicillin.

Endocarditis: generally ampicillin PLUS ceftriaxone is used