Cannula Site Infection - Mild

First Line

Flucloxacillin 1g PO 6 hourly 

Inform Infection Control Team

Penicillin Allergy

Doxycycline 200mg PO STAT, then 100mg daily

Inform Infection Control Team

 

(if oral route compromised - Clarithromycin 500mg IV 12 hourly)

Notes

Cannula site infection without systemic signs of infection / sepsis

Remove the device

Treatment duration: 5 days