# Staph aureus Bacteremia
Patient noted to have ***/2 cultures positive for staph aureus, with suspected source being ***. Best practices for staph aureus bacteremia include identification and control of source, appropriate abx choice and duration, evaluation for endocarditis and other foci of infection, and repeat cultures to demonstrate clearance.
- Vancomycin, goal trough 15-20, pending susceptibilities
- Last BCx positive date: ***
- q48h Bcx until cleared
- TTE, additional imaging per clinical scenario