Septic Arthritis

First Line

Flucloxacillin 2g IV 6 hourly AND Gentamicin IV as per protocol

Penicillin Allergy

Vancomycin IV as per protocol AND Gentamicin IV as per protocol

Notes

SEEK ORTHO REVIEW

Review antibiotics with culture results and discuss with microbiology

Treatment duration: 4-6 week total antibiotic (usually requiring minimum 2 weeks of IV)