Mupirocin

Known as: Mupirocinum, 9-[(E)-4-[(2S,3R,4R,5S)-3,4-dihydroxy-5-[[(2S,3S)-3- [(2S,3S)-3-hydroxybutan-2-yl]oxiran-2-yl]methyl] oxan-2-yl]-3-methylbut-2-enoyl]oxynonanoic acid, Mupirocin [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A natural crotonic acid derivative extracted from Pseudomonas fluorescens. Mupirocin inhibits bacterial protein synthesis by specific reversible… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
With increasing pressure to prevent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection, it is possible that there will… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
BACKGROUND Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) is the leading nosocomial (hospital acquired) pathogen in hospitals throughout the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Mupirocin resistance in Staphylococcus aureus is increasingly being reported in many parts of the world. This study describes the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
BACKGROUND Eradication of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) carriage may reduce the risk of MRSA infection and… (More)
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
Major challenges in diagnostic molecular microbiology are to develop a simple assay to distinguish Staphylococcus aureus from the… (More)
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2003
Highly Cited
2003
Recurrent methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infection in a patient with diabetes and in his wife is described… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND Patients with nasal carriage of Staphylococcus aureus have an increased risk of surgical-site infections caused by… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The objective of this study was to determine whether use of mupirocin nasal ointment for perioperative eradication of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
To determine appropriate mupirocin susceptibility testing interpretive criteria, 177 staphylococci were tested by agar dilution… (More)
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1996
Highly Cited
1996
All methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) strains isolated from colonized or infected patients in a 625-bed public… (More)
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