Liver abscess

Diagnosis Common Pathogens Drug(s) of First Choice Alternative Drug(s) Comments Expected Duration
Liver abscess  

Ceftriaxone PLUS

Metronidazole PLUS

Vancomycin (if patient is hemodynamically unstable)

For severe beta-lactam allergy:

Vancomycin

PLUS

Aztreonam

PLUS

Metronidazole

Consider amoebic liver abscess if appropriate travel history

ID consult recommended