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Optimisation of the antibiotic policy in the Netherlands. XII. The SWAB guideline for antimicrobial eradication of MRSA in carriers

Abstract:

- The 'Stichting Werkgroep Antibioticabeleid' (SWAB; Dutch Working Party on Antibiotics Policy) has developed evidence-based guidelines for the antimicrobial treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriers for the eradication of MRSA. - A distinction was made between uncomplicated and complicated carriage depending on the presence or absence of an active MRSA infection, skin lesions, foreign body material, mupirocin resistance and/or extranasal carriage. - The indicat...

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Journal:
Nederlands Tijdschrift voor Geneeskunde
Volume:
152
Issue:
49
Pages:
2667-2671
Publication date:
2008-12-06
ISSN:
0028-2162
URN:
uuid:61399fae-6070-40a3-a826-007061eab490
Source identifiers:
95223
Local pid:
pubs:95223
Language:
Dutch

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