Is there any evidence of mupiricin resistance with daily use to the exit site?

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Catherine Blackamore, Nurse from Australia asked
Is there any evidence of mupiricin resistance with daily use to the exit site?

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Doctor (Canada) March 27, 2017

Mupirocin resistance has been described in a couple of studies, with approximately 15% of S. aureus carriers developing mupirocin resistance over time.
Annigeri et al, PDI 2001 Nov-Dec
Perez-Fontan et al, AJKD 2002
 

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