Template:Cholecystitis Antibiotics

Most often isolated organisms are Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumonia, and anaerobes, especially Bacteroides fragilis


Pathogenicity of Enterococci remains unclear and specific coverage is not routinely suggested for community-acquired infections[1]

Complicated or Healthcare Associated

Examples of complication include severe sepsis or hemodynamic instability

  • Vancomycin 15-20mg/kg PLUS any of the following options


  • Ansaloni L, et al. 2016 WSES guidelines on acute calculous cholecystitis. World Journal of Surgery. (2016) 11:25. DOI 10.1186/s13017-016-0082-5