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ea0090ep1095 | Late Breaking | ECE2023

Effectiveness of empirical antibiotic therapy in diabetic foot infection in a Portuguese Center

Goncalves Juliana , Guimaraes Andre , Urbano Ferreira Helena , Ribeiro Sara , Moreno Telma , Borges-Canha Marta , Silva Fabia , Clara Correia Maria , Pedro Jorge , Neves Nelia , Sao Simao Ricardo , Andrade Paulo , de Lurdes Santos Maria , Carvalho Davide , Freitas Paula

Introduction: Diabetic foot infection imposes a significant burden and is a major cause of non-traumatic limb amputation. Antibiotic therapy plays a crucial role in the management these patients. In our institution, empirical antibiotic therapy is tailored to the presence of risk factors for multidrug-resistant microorganisms. For patients without risk factors, empirical intravenous amoxicillin-clavulanate at a dose 2.2 g every 8h is used. For patients with risk factors such a...