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Guidelines

Keep up to date with the latest management guidelines and clinical practice recommendations.

Community-acquired pneumonia

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Complicated intra-abdominal
infections (cIAI)

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Febrile neutropenia

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Hospital-acquired pneumonia (HAP)/ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP)

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Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease

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Bronchiectasis

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Urinary tract infections

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Urological procedures and antimicrobial prophylaxis

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Infectious diarrhoea

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Prophylaxis of Neisseria meningitidis

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Inhalational anthrax

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Complicated skin and skin structure infections

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Bone and joint infections

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Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacterial infections

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Community-acquired pneumonia

Treatment of community-acquired pneumonia during the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.

Metlay JP, Waterer GW. Ann Intern Med 2020;173:304-305. doi: 10.7326/M20-2189.

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Diagnosis and treatment of adults with community-acquired pneumonia. An official clinical practice guideline of the American Thoracic Society and Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Metlay JP, et al. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2019;200:e45–67. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201908-1581ST.

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Adult outpatients with acute cough due to suspected pneumonia or influenza: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report.

Hill AT, et al. Chest 2019;155:155–67. doi: 10.1016/j.chest.2018.09.016.

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Complicated intra-abdominal infections

The management of intra-abdominal infections from a global perspective: 2017 WSES guidelines for management of intra-abdominal infections.

Sartelli M, et alWorld J Emerg Surg 2017;12: 29. doi:10.1186/s13017-017-0141-6.

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Febrile neutropenia

Management of febrile neutropaenia: ESMO Clinical Practice Guidelines.

Klastersky J, et al. Ann Oncol 2016;27 (suppl 5): v111-v118. doi:10.1093/annonc/mdw325.

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Antimicrobial prophylaxis for adult patients with cancer-related immunosuppression: ASCO and IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline Update.

Taplitz RA, et al. J Clin Oncol 2018;36: 3043–54. doi:10.1200/JCO.18.00374.

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Outpatient management of fever and neutropenia in adults treated for malignancy: American Society of Clinical Oncology and Infectious Diseases Society of America Clinical Practice guideline update.

Taplitz RA, et al. J Clin Oncol 2018;36: 1443–53. doi:10.1200/JCO.2017.77.6211.

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Hospital-acquired pneumonia/ventilator-associated pneumonia

International ERS/ESICM/ESCMID/ALAT guidelines for the management of hospital-acquired pneumonia and ventilator-associated pneumonia: guidelines for the management of hospital acquired pneumonia (HAP)/ventilator-associated pneumonia (VAP) of the European Respiratory Society (ERS), European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM), European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) and Asociación Latinoamericana del Tórax (ALAT).

Torres A et al. Eur Respir J 2017;50: 1700582.doi:10.1183/13993003.00582-2017.

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Management of adults with hospital-acquired and ventilator-associated pneumonia: 2016 clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the American Thoracic Society.

Kalil AC, et alClin Infect Dis 2016;63:e61–111 and published corrections: Clin Infect Dis 2017;64:1298; Clin Infect Dis 2017;65:1435; and Clin Infect Dis 2017;65:2161. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciw353.

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Nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease

Treatment of nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease: an official ATS/ERS/ESCMID/IDSA clinical practice guideline.

Daley CL, et alEur Respir J 2020;56:2000535 doi: 10.1183/13993003.00535-2020.

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Bronchiectasis

European Respiratory Society guidelines for the management of adult bronchiectasis.

Polverino E, et alEur Respir J 2017;50:1700629. doi: 10.1183/13993003.00629-2017.

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Urinary tract infections

Urological infections.

Bonkat G, et al. European Association of Urology Guidelines. Edn. presented at the EAU Annual Congress Amsterdam, the Netherlands, 2020. ISBN 978-94-92671-07-32018. EAU Guidelines Office, Arnhem, the Netherlands, 2020.

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International clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of acute uncomplicated cystitis and pyelonephritis in women: A 2010 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the European Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

Gupta K, et al. Clin Infect Dis 2011;52:e103–20. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciq257.

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Urological procedures and antimicrobial prophylaxis

Urologic procedures and antimicrobial prophylaxis (2019). Best practice statement.

Lightner DJ, et al. American Urological Association. June 2019. 

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Infectious diarrhoea

2017 Infectious Diseases Society of America clinical practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of infectious diarrhea.

Shane AL, et al. Clin Infect Dis 2017;65:e45–80. doi: 10.1093/cid/cix669.

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Prophylaxis of Neisseria meningitidis

ESCMID guideline: diagnosis and treatment of acute bacterial meningitis.

van de Beek D, et al. Clin Microbiol Infect 2016;22(Suppl 3):S37–62. doi: 10.1016/j.cmi.2016.01.007.

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Inhalational anthrax

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention expert panel meetings on prevention and treatment of anthrax in adults.

Hendricks KA, et al. Emerg Infect Dis 2014;20:e130687. doi: 10.3201/eid2002.130687.

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Complicated skin and skin structure infections

Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft tissue infections: 2014 update by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Stevens DL, et al. Clin Infect Dis 2014;59:e10–52. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu444.

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Bone and joint infections

Diagnosis and management of prosthetic joint infection: clinical practice guidelines by the Infectious Diseases Society of America.

Osmon DR, et al. Clin Infect Dis 2013;56: e1–e25. doi: 10.1093/cid/cis803.

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2015 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Native Vertebral Osteomyelitis in Adults.

Berbari EF, et al. Clin Infect 2015;61:e26–46. doi: 10.1093/cid/civ482.

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Multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacterial infections

Treatment of infections caused by multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria: report of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy/Healthcare Infection Society/British Infection Association Joint Working Party.

Hawkey PM, et al. J Antimicrob Chemother 2018;73(Suppl_3):iii2–78. doi: 10.1093/jac/dky027.

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2020 Infectious Diseases Society of America guidance on the treatment of antimicrobial resistant Gram-negative infections.

Tamma PD, et al. ©IDSA 8 Sep 2020.

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