The following are a list of guidelines to aid both clinical and laboratory best practice. I will endeavour to use only guidelines that are internationally recognised and dispose of those that are out of date.

Bacterial Meningitis: IDSA: 2004

Tuberulosis of the Central Nervous System guideline (2009)

Infective Endocarditis Guidelines: American Heart Society (2005)

European Guidelines on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Gonorrhoea (2012)

Management of Community Acquired Pneumonia in Adults: British Thoracic Society (2009)

Prosthetic Joint Guidelines: IDSA (2012)

IDSA Guidelines on Diagnosis & Management of Infectious Diarrhoea (2017)

BSAC guidelines on the diagnosis and management of infective endocarditis (2012)



2 thoughts on “GUIDELINES

  1. The following are very good guideliens for IE:
    J Antimicrob Chemother. 2012 Feb;67(2):269-89. doi: 10.1093/jac/dkr450. Epub 2011 Nov 14.
    Guidelines for the diagnosis and antibiotic treatment of endocarditis in adults: a report of the Working Party of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.
    Gould FK, Denning DW, Elliott TS, Foweraker J, Perry JD, Prendergast BD, Sandoe JA, Spry MJ, Watkin RW, Working Party of the British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy.
    Department of Microbiology, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

    1. Many thanks Sri. I will get these guidelines on to the website in the next couple of days. Much appreciated. Michael

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