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Table 1 Inclusion and exclusion criteria

From: Role of outpatient parenteral antibiotic therapy in the treatment of community acquired skin and soft tissue infections in Singapore

Inclusion criteria  
 Cellulitis not improving with oral antibiotics
 Cellulitis associated with lymphangitis
 
Exclusion criteria  
 Hemodynamic instability i.e. heart rate > 100 beats per minute, systolic blood pressure < 90 mmHg
 Cellulitis where underlying bone or joint involvement cannot be excluded
 Cellulitis related to recent surgery
 Facial or periorbital cellulitis
 Newly diagnosed or poorly controlled diabetes mellitus
 Other active or poorly controlled significant co-morbidities requiring hospitalization
 Immunocompromised state e.g. active malignancy, immunosuppressants
 Penicillin or cephalosporin allergy
 Unable to attend hospital OPAT clinic daily