The following links provide antimicrobial treatment guidelines for adults with various infectious diseases. These guidelines have been developed by CAUSE and approved by the CAUSE Advisory Board and the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee. As always, sound clinical judgement should be applied in conjunction with the information provided by these guidelines. In some instances, expert opinion should be solicited.
Community Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines
Hospital Acquired Pneumonia Guidelines
Empiric Antibiotics for Sepsis
Guidelines for Interpreting Procalcitonin
Empiric Antibiotics for Infections (not sepsis)
Febrile Neutropenia Algorithm (patients NOT allergic to penicillin)
Febrile Neutropenia Algorithm (patients WITH severe penicillin ALLERGY)
Clostridium difficile-Associated Colitis Diagnosis and Management
C diffcile Testing Algorithm
Treatment of Pyelonephritis for Patients with Severe Penicillin Allergy
Procalcitonin to Guide Antibiotics - Cardiology Patients
Ribavirin for the Treatment of RSV Infection
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