Tag: mupirocin

1. Hospitalized patients with known MRSA colonization randomized to undergo a decolonization routine were found to have lower risks of MRSA infections one year after their hospital discharge dates as compared to patients who received educational materials only. 2. Patients randomized to receive decolonization routines also had lower risks of...
1. Mupirocin was shown to have an overall primary decolonization efficacy of 95% when used to treat Staphylococcus aureus among infants <24 months old admitted to the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU). 2. Almost half of all treated patients who demonstrated primary decolonization and remained in the hospital at day 22 also...