Does nasal colonization or mupirocin treatment affect recurrence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and skin structure infections? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Carrier State
  • Methicillin Resistance
  • Nasal Cavity
  • Staphylococcal Skin Infections

abstract

  • Some patients with community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and skin structure infections have experienced frequent recurrences. We performed a retrospective study and determined that the presence of nasal colonization did not affect recurrence and nasal mupirocin treatment marginally decreased recurrence.

publication date

  • December 2007

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1086/523273

PubMed ID

  • 17952848

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1415

end page

  • 6

volume

  • 28

number

  • 12