HAP <5 days since admission

First Line

 If mild-moderate infection without sepsis:

  • Doxycycline 200mg PO STAT, then 100mg daily

 

If severe infection/sepsis:

  • Co-amoxiclav 1.2g IV 8 hourly
Penicillin Allergy

 If mild-moderate infection without sepsis:

  • Doxycycline 200mg PO STAT, then 100mg daily

 

If severe infection/sepsis:

Notes

Ensure sputum sample is sent.

Treatment duration: 5 days

If there is treatment failure/relapse check microbiology results and seek senior review.

Add Vancomycin IV as per policy if MRSA suspected/confirmed