Brain Abscess

Micro-organism

Coliforms, Staph.aureus, Strep.pneumoniae, Strep.milleri, Anaerobes

First Line

Ceftriaxone IV + metronidazole IV

 

Anaphylaxis (including severe skin reactions) to penicillin / cephalosporins

Discuss with microbiology or paediatric ID

Notes

Seek Neurology advice and transfer