Cannula Site Infection - Moderate-Severe

First Line

Flucloxacillin 1-2g IV 6 hourly


If previous MRSA - follow penicillin allergy recommendation

Inform Infection Control Team

Penicillin Allergy

Vancomycin IV as per protocol

Inform Infection Control Team


Cannula site infection with marked cellulitis, phlebitis or signs of systemic infection / sepsis

Remove the device

Treatment duration: 5-7 days