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Key Clinical Updates in Selected Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy

The Infectious Diseases Society of America recommends establishment of an antimicrobial stewardship team at all acute care facilities.

Specific steps (outlined below) are required when considering antibiotic therapy for patients. Medications within classes, medications of first choice, and alternative medications are presented in Table 30–4 (eTable 30–1).

Table 30–4.Medication of choice for suspected or documented microbial pathogens (listed in alphabetical order, within classes).

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