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Elimination of a Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureusInfection in a Nurse With Atopic Dermatitis

Elimination of a Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureusInfection in a... CRITICAL SITUATIONS SECTION EDITOR: ANITA G. LICATA, MD Elimination of a Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection in a Nurse With Atopic Dermatitis Alexander Roesch, MD; Hans-Joerg Linde, MD; Michael Landthaler, MD; Thomas Vogt, MD; University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany Critical Situations: Dermatology in the Acute Care Setting twice a day for 1 week, followed by the application of REPORT OF A CASE 0.1% tacrolimus ointment (Protopic) twice a day until full recovery. A 21-year-old female nurse who worked in an inpatient 3. Reduction of epidermal colonization. 2% Hydro- cardiology department presented with a 6-month his- phobic triclosan cream was applied 3 times a week on tory of continuously recurring skin abscesses and soft tis- the whole body, in conjunction with antibiotic eradica- sue infections. Her medical history revealed atopic dia- tion of nasal staphylococci with mupirocin (Bactroban) thesis with rhinoconjunctivitis and chronic eczema. The administered 3 times a day for 5 days. atopic eczema and the recurrent abscesses had not been 4. Evacuation of active abscesses. The thoracolum- medically treated. A differential blood cell count and im- bar abscess was incised, with subsequent lavage using a munoelectrophoresis did not show any hematologic or povidone-iodine solution and a tamponade with http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png JAMA Dermatology American Medical Association

Elimination of a Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureusInfection in a Nurse With Atopic Dermatitis

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American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright 2005 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved. Applicable FARS/DFARS Restrictions Apply to Government Use.
ISSN
2168-6068
eISSN
2168-6084
DOI
10.1001/archderm.141.12.1520
pmid
16365252
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Abstract

CRITICAL SITUATIONS SECTION EDITOR: ANITA G. LICATA, MD Elimination of a Community-Acquired Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Infection in a Nurse With Atopic Dermatitis Alexander Roesch, MD; Hans-Joerg Linde, MD; Michael Landthaler, MD; Thomas Vogt, MD; University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany Critical Situations: Dermatology in the Acute Care Setting twice a day for 1 week, followed by the application of REPORT OF A CASE 0.1% tacrolimus ointment (Protopic) twice a day until full recovery. A 21-year-old female nurse who worked in an inpatient 3. Reduction of epidermal colonization. 2% Hydro- cardiology department presented with a 6-month his- phobic triclosan cream was applied 3 times a week on tory of continuously recurring skin abscesses and soft tis- the whole body, in conjunction with antibiotic eradica- sue infections. Her medical history revealed atopic dia- tion of nasal staphylococci with mupirocin (Bactroban) thesis with rhinoconjunctivitis and chronic eczema. The administered 3 times a day for 5 days. atopic eczema and the recurrent abscesses had not been 4. Evacuation of active abscesses. The thoracolum- medically treated. A differential blood cell count and im- bar abscess was incised, with subsequent lavage using a munoelectrophoresis did not show any hematologic or povidone-iodine solution and a tamponade with

Journal

JAMA DermatologyAmerican Medical Association

Published: Dec 1, 2005

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