See  Infection management – latest guidance for primary care

Use of fidaxomicin is controlled. Please use link above or table below for details

Therapeutic AreaFormulary ChoicesCost for 28
(unless otherwise stated)
Rationale for decision / comments
BNF Chapter 5: Infections

All intravenous and some oral formulations are red drugs and therefore to be provided by secondary care. These are explained in the Traffic Light System formulary
See guidance below for
Management of cellulitis
MRSA decolonisation
Management of C.Dificile
Management of sepsis


Guideline for the management of cellulitis in adults in Somerset

Cellulits p1



Cellulitis p2

Cellulitis p3

MRSA Decolonisation Policy

MRSA decol


Management of C.difficile -Flow charts;

CDI Algorithum 1st episode


CDI Algorithum recurrent episode

Sepsis screening and action tools