Other staphylococcal skin infections

Staphylococcal nasal carriage

  • nasal chlorhexidine 0.1% + Neomycin sulphate 0.5% (Naseptin)

eradication → qds for 10 days.
 
Prophylaxis → nasal chlorhexidine 0.1% + Neomycin sulphate 0.5% bd.

MRSA: Nasal mupirocin tds 5/7.

  • Folliculitis - Adult Dose
    • Doxycycline 100mg od po 3/12
    • Tetralysal  408 (300) mgs od po 3/12.

Reviewed June 2016