What are the therapeutic regimens for penicillin-resistant Streptococcus pneumoniae septic arthritis of native joints?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: John L Brusch, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Ceftriaxone 1-2 g IV q12h for ≥ 2wk or

  • Vancomycin 15 mg/kg q12h for ≥ 2wk or

  • Levofloxacin 750 mg IV or PO q24h for ≥ 2wk


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