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Value of charcoal media for recovering staphylococci incorporated in mupirocin ointment.
  1. J G Barr,
  2. G M Hogg

    Abstract

    The use of charcoal blood agar supported a good recovery of staphylococci incorporated in Mupirocin ointment in a test in vitro system. The efficacy of this medium was particularly emphasised in the recovery of staphylococci damaged by six hours' exposure to Mupirocin. The media will be of value in following the progress of staphylococcal carriage or infection in patients or carriers being treated with topical Mupirocin.

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