What are the therapeutic regimens for pseudomonas aeruginosa septic arthritis of prosthetic joints?

Updated: Oct 01, 2020
  • Author: John L Brusch, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Cefepime 2 g IV q8h plus * ( gentamicin or tobramycin 5 mg/kg IV q24h) or
  • Piperacillin-tazobactam 3.375-4.5 g IV q6h plus * (gentamicin or tobramycin 5 mg/kg IV q24h) or
  • Aztreonam 1-2 g IV q8h plus* (gentamicin or tobramycin 5 mg/kg IV q24h)
  • * Combination therapy to be considered in serious systemic infection or in immunocompromised patients.

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