Category: MSK

The Microbiology of Diabetic Foot Infections – What I Didn’t Know

This and (likely) the next post are a product of questions I got asked. For instance, do you need anaerobic coverage for diabetic foot infections? Depends, but see later. What organisms do you need to cover for cellulitis in those who have had water exposure? Cephalexin and quinolones, with some exceptions. We will talk about

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Suppressive Antibiotics for Prosthetic Joint Infections

I have to admit, this is not a very sexy topic to write about. Indeed, next to diabetic foot infections, these tend to, shall we put it, do not arouse my interest. Nevertheless as the population ages, more and more people will end up with a knee or hip replacement and you are more likely

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