Cannula Site Infection - Mild

First Line

Flucloxacillin 500mg qds PO 

Inform Infection Control Team

Penicillin Allergy

Clarithromycin 500mg bd PO


Doxycycline  200mg stat, then 100mg od PO

Inform Infection Control Team


No systemic sepsis

Remove the device

Swab the area

Duration of treatment depends on the clinical improvement rate

If MRSA positive D/W  microbiology

Treat for 7 days and review