1.0 - Acknowledgement

We would like to express our heartfelt appreciation to Prof. Patrick Tan Seow Koon for his commitment in leading the working committee in the initial phase of the development of this guideline. We also thank the Hospital Management for their support in the implementation of the hospital antibiotic guidelines and stewardship program.

This guidelines was developed in year 2014 and is reviewed every 2years.

1st update: 2017

2nd update: 2020

Expert Advisor

Prof Adeeba Binti Kamarulzaman

Dean and Infectious Disease Consultant

Faculty of medicine, University of Malaya

Updated Oct 2020

Updating team

Associate Prof. Dr Sasheela A/P Sri La Sri Ponnampalavanar

Infectious Disease Consultant

Associate Prof. Dr Sharifah Faridah Binti Syed Omar

Infectious Disease Consultant

Associate Prof. Raja Iskandar Shah B Raja Azwa

Infectious Disease Consultant

Prof. Dr Koh Mia Tuang

Consultant Pediatrician (Infectious disease)

Dr Asma Sohail

Infectious Disease Lecturer

Dr Helmi Bin Sulaiman

Infectious Disease Lecturer

Dr Wong Pui Li

Infectious Disease Lecturer

Dr Ong Hang Cheng

Infectious Disease Lecturer

Dr Bushra bt Megat Johari

Infectious Disease Lecturer

Dr Ng Rong Xiang

Infectious Disease Clinical Specialist

Dr Anjanna Kukreja

Infectious Disease Clinical Specialist

Dr Tan Gua Jeng

Medical Lecturer

Dr Kejal A/P Hasmukharay

Geriatric Clinical Specialist

Dr Tan Lay Teng

Paediatrician (Infectious Disease)

Tan Ching Hooi

Pharmacist

Lim Ka Yin

Pharmacist

Expert Reviewer

Dr Wong Chee Kuan

Consultant Respiratory Physician

Prof. Bee Ping Chong

Consultant Haematologist

Dr Edmund Chin Fui Min

Consultant Haematologist

Associate Prof. Dr Wan Ahmad Hafiz B. Wan Md Adnan

Consultant Nephrologist

Dr Khairul Anwar B Ayob

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Khoo Saw Sian

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Yohan Khirusman Bin Adnan

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr Chung Weng Hong

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Nik Aizah Nabilla Bt Faheem

Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon

Associate Prof. Dr Khong Tak Loon

Consultant Surgeon (General/ Colorectal)

Associate Prof. Dr Koh Peng Soon

Consultant Surgeon (General/ Hepatobiliary)

Associate Prof. Dr See Mee Hoong

Consultant Surgeon (General/Breast)

Associate Prof. Dr Suhailah bt Abdullah

Consultant Neurologist

Associate Prof. Dr Siti Nur Masyithah binti Ma’arof

Consultant surgeon (Urology)

Dr Kwan ZhenLi

Consultant Dermatologist

Dr Yong Shin Shen

Consultant Dermatologist

Prof. Dr Ida Normiha bt Hilmi

Consultant Gastroenterologist

Dr Chuah Kee Huat

Gastroenterologist

Associate Prof. Dr Azanna bt Ahmad Kamar

Consultant Neonatologist

Prof. Dr Anna Marie Nathan,

Consultant Pediatrician (Respiratory)

Dr. Eg Kah Peng

Pediatrician

Associate Prof. Dr Norazah Bt Zahari

Consultant Pediatrician (Cardiology)

Prof. Dr Hany bt Mohd Ariffin

Consultant Pediatrician (Oncology)

Dr. Yap Tsiao Yi

Pediatrician

Associate Prof. Dr Revathi A/P Rajagopal

Consultant Pediatrician (Oncology)

Prof. Dr Fong Choong Yi

Consultant Pediatrician (Neurology)

Dr. Karmila bt Abu Bakar

Consultant Pediatrician (Urology)

Dr Tan Sien Hui

Otorhinolaryngologist

Jasreena Kaur Gill A/P Charanjeet Singh

Pharmacist

Sue Hui Sun

Pharmacist

Cheryl Shajini Pereira

Pharmacist

Lim Tse Han

Pharmacist