Template:Appendicitis Antibiotics

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Coverage should extend to E. coli, Klebsiella, Proteus, and Bacteroides (an anaerobe)

Adult Simple Appendicitis

Antibiotic prophylaxis should be coordinated with surgical consult


Pediatric Simple Appendicitis


Complicated Appendicitis

Defined as perforation, abscess, or phlegmon


Cautious use should be applied to use of fluoroquinolones in complicated pediatric appendicitis due to the risk of tendon injury