The Center For Disease Dynamics, Economics & Policy

Treatment Recommendations

The first edition of the African Antibiotic Treatment Guidelines provide antimicrobial treatment recommendations, principles of stewardship, and other clinical guidance for the following bacterial syndromes:

 

Central Nervous System

 

Acute Bacterial Meningitis (Community-Acquired) | Adult | Neonatal/Pediatric

 

Head, Eye, Ear, Nose & Throat

 

Acute Purulent Neonatal Conjunctivitis | Neonatal/Pediatric

Acute Otitis Media | Adult | Neonatal/Pediatric

Bacterial Pharyngotonsillitis | Adult | Neonatal/Pediatric

Suspected Acute Bacterial Sinusitis | Neonatal/Pediatric

Dental Abscess | Adult | Neonatal/Pediatric

 

Cardiac

 

Acute Rheumatic Fever | Neonatal/Pediatric

Infective Endocarditis | Adult | Neonatal/Pediatric

 

Respiratory

 

Acute Bronchitis | Adult

Acute Exacerbation of COPD | Adult

Acute Lower Respiratory Tract Infection (Community-Acquired)

Mild-Moderate/Ambulatory  | Neonatal/Pediatric

Severe/Inpatient | Neonatal/Pediatric

Pneumonia

Community-Acquired Mild to Moderate, in Ambulatory Outpatients  | Adult

Community-Acquired Severe, for Hospitalized Patients | Adult

Hospital-Acquired (Nosocomial) Pneumonia (HAP) | Adult

 

 

Gastrointestinal

 

Acute Diarrhoeal Disease| Adult | Neonatal/Pediatric

Complicated Intra-Abdominal Infection (Community-Acquired) | Adult | Neonatal/Pediatric

Typhoid/Enteric Fever| Adult | Neonatal/Pediatric

Genitourinary

 

Acute Pyelonephritis | Adult

Mild to Moderate Acute Uncomplicated Prostatitis| Adult

Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) | Adult | Neonatal/Pediatric

Syphilis (Including congenital syphilis) | Neonatal/Pediatric

 

Skin, Soft Tissue, Bone & Joints

 

Skin & Soft Tissue Infections | Adult | Neonatal/Pediatric

Tetanus| Neonatal/Pediatric

Acute Osteomyelitis & Septic Arthritis| Adult | Neonatal/Pediatric

 

Bloodstream

 

Sepsis in the Newborn| Neonatal/Pediatric

Possible Serious Bacterial Infection in infants younger than 3 months of age (Community-Acquired) | Neonatal/Pediatric

Sepsis (Septicemia) & Septic Shock | Adult