Perioperative Pathway for Newborns/Infants

Antibiotic Prophylaxis

General Information

Antibiotic Recommendations

Surgery Type Antibiotic PCN-Cephalosporin Allergy
non-GI surgical procedures Cefazolin Clindamycin
Esophageal, gastroduodenal, jejunal Cefazolin Clindamycin, Gentamicin
Ileal and colorectal Piperacillin-Tazobactam Ciprofloxacin, Metronidazole
NEC Piperacillin-Tazobactam None

History of MRSA

History of Colonization/Infection with Resistant Organism

Skin Preparation