Antimicrobial guidelines

InfectionBody system/site of infection
Allergy to antimicrobialsAllergy to antimicrobials
EndocarditisCardiac infections
Endocarditis (prosthetic valve, nosocomial infection or community acquired MRSA is suspected)Cardiac infections
Suspicion of bacterial infection post Cardiac surgeryCardiac infections
ASID Diagnosis, management and prevention of infections in recently arrived refugees 2009 Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
The Australian guideline for prevention, diagnosis and management of acute rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease (2nd edition) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Acanthamoeba (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Amoebiasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Amoebic meningoencephalitis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Ancylostoma caninum (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Ancylostoma duodenale (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Angiostrongyliasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Anisakiasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Ascariasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Babesiosis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Balamuthia mandrillaris (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Balantidiasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Baylisascariasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Blastocystis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Capilliaris (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Chaga's disease (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Clonorchis sinensis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Cryptosporiodosis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Cutaneous Larva Migrans (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Cyclosporiasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Dientamoeba fragilis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Diphyllobothrium latum (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Dracunculus medinensis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Echinococcus (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Entamoeba hystolytica (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Fasciola hepatica (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Filariasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Fluke, hermaphrodytic infection (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Hookworm infection (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Hydatid disease (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Leishmaniasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Lice infestation (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Loa loa (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Microsporiodosis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Naeglaria species (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Necator americanus (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Onchocerca volvulus (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
River blindness (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Roundworm (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Scabies (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Schistosomiasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Sleeping sickness (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013 )Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Strongyloidiasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Tapeworm infection (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Toxocariasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Toxoplasmosis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Trichinellosis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Trichomoniasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Trypanosomiasis (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Consensus guidelines for the investigation and management of encephalitis in adults and children in Australia and New Zealand Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Whipworm (CDC Drugs for Parasitic Infections 2013) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Enterovirus - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Hepatitis B virus - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Hepatitis C virus - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Listeria - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Mycobacterium tuberculosis - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Parvovirus - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Rubella (German measles) - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Streptococcus Group B - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Toxoplasma Gondii - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Treponema pallidum (Syphilis) - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Listeria - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Varicella zoster virus (VZV) - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Herpes simplex virus (HSV) - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Intraventricular dosing of antibiotics (IDSA guideline 2004 Bacterial meningitis) Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Australian National Immunisation program schedule Queensland 2016 Clinical resources- Immunisations
Meningitis (less than 2months of age)CNS infections
Suspected Encephalitis (less than 2months of age)CNS infections
Meningitis (more than 2months of age)CNS infections
Suspected Encephalitis (more than 2months of age)CNS infections
Meningitis (PICU)CNS infections
CSF Shunt infectionCNS infections
Prophylaxis for Neisseria Meningitidis (Meningococcus)CNS infections
Acute otitis mediaENT infections
MastoiditisENT infections
Retropharyngeal abscessENT infections
TonsillitisENT infections
Uncomplicated appendicectomy (e.g. no perforation)Gastro-intestinal infections
Appendicitis (uncomplicated)Gastro-intestinal infections
Appendicitis (complicated)Gastro-intestinal infections
Necrotising EnterocolitisGastro-intestinal infections
PeritonitisGastro-intestinal infections
Abdominal infection / Peritonitis (PICU)Gastro-intestinal infections
Peritonitis in a paediatric peritoneal dialysis (CAPD) patientGastro-intestinal infections
CholangitisGastro-intestinal infections
Clostridium Difficile (C.difficile) infectionGastro-intestinal infections
Salmonellosis in Children (Non-typhoidal salmonella) Gastro-intestinal infections
PinwormsGastro-intestinal infections
GiardiasisGastro-intestinal infections
Otitis Externa (QH staff only)Otitis Externa - CHQ guideline
Congenital CMV disease - treatment and managementPerinatal and congenital infections
ASID Management of Perinatal Infection- consensus guideline (2014) Perinatal and congenital infections
BronchiolitisRespiratory infections
Community acquired pneumonia (CAP) (less than 1 month of age)Respiratory infections
Community acquired pneumonia (CAP) (more than 1 month of age)Respiratory infections
Community acquired Pneumonia (CAP) (unable to tolerate oral antibiotics)Respiratory infections
Empyema (non PICU)Respiratory infections
Severe community acquired pneumonia (Severe CAP) (PICU)Respiratory infections
Nosocomial/ ventilator associated pneumonia (PICU)Respiratory infections
Pertussis (PICU and Non PICU)Respiratory infections
TracheitisRespiratory infections
EpiglottitisRespiratory infections
CroupRespiratory infections
Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA) - empirical antifungal managementRespiratory infections
Cystic fibrosis - empirical antibiotic managementRespiratory infections
Non- CF bronchiectasisRespiratory infections
TuberculosisRespiratory infections
Respiratory Syncitial virus (RSV) prophylaxis (Palivizumab) (QH staff only)Respiratory infections
Community acquired sepsis (less than 2 months of age) (non PICU)Sepsis
Community acquired sepsis (more than 2 months of age) (non PICU)Sepsis
Community acquired sepsis (PICU)Sepsis
Nosocomial Sepsis (including CVL sepsis) (PICU)Sepsis
Sepsis in immunocompromised host with febrile neutropenia (PICU)Sepsis
Toxic Shock Syndrome (PICU)Sepsis
Febrile neutropenia (acute and ongoing management) (Oncology/Haematology)Sepsis
Febrile non-neutropenia (Oncology)Sepsis
Catheter related infectionsSepsis
Repair of fractured cuffed central venous catheter (CVL)Sepsis
Fever in a child with central venous catheter - guideline (CVL)Sepsis
Antibiotic Lock therapy for Catheter related blood stream infections (CVL)Sepsis
Taurolidine/Citrate lock (Taurolock) guideline for CRBSI prevention (CVL) (QH staff only).Sepsis
Parenteral Nutrition, Emergency Management of the Child Undergoing Home Parenteral Nutrition (PN) (CVL)Sepsis
Necrotising fasciitis (PICU) - Toxic shock syndromeSepsis
Toxic shock syndrome (PICU) – Group A StreptococcalSepsis
Surgical wound infection (PICU)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Severe cellulitisSkeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Moderature to severe Periorbital cellulitis (more than 5yrs and HIB immune)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Septic arthritis (more than 5yrs and HIB immune)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Osteomyelitis (more than 5yrs and HIB immune)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Periorbital cellulitis (less than 5yrs and NOT HIB immune)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Septic arthritis (less than 5yrs and NOT HIB immune)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Osteomyelitis (less than 5yrs and NOT HIB immune)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Orbital cellulitisSkeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Compound fracturesSkeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Cellulitis (outpatient)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Cervical lymphadenitis (outpatient)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Impetigo (outpatient)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Recurrent boils (furunculosis) Staphylococcal decolonisation (MSSA and MRSA)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Animal bites/ wounds (dog bite)Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Tetanus Prophylaxis in Wound ManagementSkeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Water-related Wound InfectionsSkeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Antifungal Prophylaxis and Treatment in Paediatric Oncology and Immunocompromised Children Specialty guidelines
Antimicrobial Treatment: Early Intravenous to Oral Switch - Paediatric GuidelineSpecialty guidelines
Antiretroviral / HIV Drug Dosing for Paediatrics 2015 - Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Specialty guidelines
Asplenia/Hyposplenism – Paediatric Guidelines Age 0 to 18 years Specialty guidelines
CDC Recommended Dosage and Duration of Treatment or Chemoprophylaxis for Influenza Antiviral Medications Specialty guidelines
CHQ guideline – Use of Azithromycin in children with non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis or chronic suppurative lung diseaseSpecialty guidelines
CHQ Paediatric Antibiocard: Empirical Antibiotic GuidelinesSpecialty guidelines
CHQ Paediatric Respiratory Antibiocard – Cystic Fibrosis and Non-CF BronchiectasisSpecialty guidelines
Community acquired needle stick injurySpecialty guidelines
Management of children presenting with potential Bat Lyssavirus exposures - Emergency Management in Children (QH staff only)Specialty guidelines
Paediatric Cardiac Surgical Antibiotic Prophylaxis guidelineSpecialty guidelines
LCCH Paediatric Bone and Joint Infection Management GuidelineSpecialty guidelines
Meningitis: Emergency Management guideline (QH staff only)Specialty guidelines
Paediatric Guideline: Snail and Slug Ingestion
- Prophylaxis against Angiostrongylus cantonensis infection (rat lung worm)
Specialty guidelines
Paediatric surgical antibiotic prophylaxis guidelineSpecialty guidelines
Peri-Orbital and Orbital Cellulitis: Emergency Management in ChildrenSpecialty guidelines
PICU Empirical Antibiotic guidelineSpecialty guidelines
Post exposure prophylaxis for HIVSpecialty guidelines
Prevention of EndocarditisSpecialty guidelines
Recurrent Boils (furunculosis): Guidelines for management and Staphylococcal decolonisation (MRSA and MSSA)Specialty guidelines
Adenotonsillectomy or grommet insertion (no antibiotic prophylaxis required)Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis
ENT surgery - antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Neck surgery - antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Orthopaedic surgery - antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Cochlear implantation- antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Laryngeal reconstruction - antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Thoracic surgery- antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Neurosurgery - antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Staph Aureus nasal decolonisation (cardiac surgery)Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Cardiac surgery - antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Abdominal surgery - antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Kasai procedure and biliary reconstructive surgery- antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Gastro-intestinal anastomosis (no bowel prep)-antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Colorectal, upper GIT or biliary surgery (including laparoscopic surgery)- antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Liver transplantation - antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Renal transplantation - antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Percutaneous transhepatic cholangiogram- antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Interventional radiology (Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) or jejunostomy (PEJ) or nephrostomy tube placement)- antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Tenckhoff peritoneal dialysis catheter insertionSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
HypospadiasSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Urinary tract surgery - antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Micturating cystourethrogram (MCUG)- antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Dental surgery - antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Amputations (ischaemic limbs and lower limbs)- antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Burns- antibiotic prophylaxisSurgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Paediatric Post-Liver Transplant Medication Management Guideline (QH staff only)Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Paediatric Vancomycin Therapeutic drug monitoringTDM
Paediatric Tobramycin/Gentamicin Therapeutic drug monitoringTDM
Malaria (plasmodium falciparum/ plasmodium vivax/ plasmodium ovale/ plasmodium malariae)Tropical infections
Urinary tract infection (uncomplicated UTI)Urinary tract infections (UTI)
Pyelonephritis (PICU and Non PICU)Urinary tract infections (UTI)
CHQ Immunisation Guideline for Medically at Risk ChildrenClinical resources- Immunisations
Cytomegalo virus (CMV) - ASID Management of Perinatal infections Clinical resources - consensus guidelines
Management of newborns born to women with HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection (QH staff only)Clinical resources - HIV and Specialty guidelines

Treatment guidelines – location of infection

Sepsis
Central nervous system infections
Ear, nose and throat (ENT) infections
Cardiac infections
Respiratory infections
Gastro-intestinal infections
Urinary tract infection (UTI)
Skeletal, soft tissue and skin infections
Tropical infectious diseases
Perinatal and congenital infections
Neonatal dosing
Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis
Specialty guidelines
Allergy to antimicrobials