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Treatment to eliminate nasal carriage in culture-positive persons was given after randomization, by using either intranasal mupirocin calcium 2% ointment (Bactroban, Glaxo SmithKline, Philadelphia, PA) or sodium fusidate 2% ointment (Fucidin, Leo Pharmaceutical, Ballerup, Denmark), twice a day for a week.
Another recent study shows that sub-MIC levels of ciprofloxacin increase adhesion of quinolone-resistant MRSA (12), which could explain persistent MRSA colonization and failure of mupirocin treatment in patients who received a fluoroquinolone (11, p.
5% mupirocin (Bactroban) or erythromycin ophthalmic ointment at the initial visit.
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An intranasal application of mupirocin is proven to be effective for the decolonization of this microbe and the prevention of invasive S.
All isolates were susceptible to linezolid, tigecycline, fusidic acid, mupirocin, and vancomycin.
26) Although mupirocin, a common antibiotic used in TKA antibiotic prophylaxis, is not recommended for use with health care workers to avoid increasing resistance, proper hand hygiene is recommended by the CDC to minimize pathogen transmission from provider to patients.
On postoperative day 1, patients were randomized to a control arm that was treated with mupirocin ointment or an experimental arm that received additional treatment with sodium hyaluronate solution.
Systemic absorption of mupirocin and retapamulin through skin is very low in cases of undamaged skin.
10,11] Mupirocin is indicated for the treatment of furuncles, impetigo, and traumatic skin lesions.