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Year : 2001  |  Volume : 67  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 132--134

Bacteriology of primary pyodermas and comparative efficacy of topical application of mupirocin and sodium fusidate ointments in their treatment

Department of Skin & V.D. and Department of Microbiology Pt. B.D. Sharma, PGIMS, Rohtak, India

Correspondence Address:
Sunil K Gupta
33-L, Model Town, Rohtak - 124001 (Haryana)
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PMID: 28615567

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A study to compare the efficacy of topical 2% mupirocin ointment and 2% topical sodium fusidate ointment in the treatment of primary pyodermas was done. Out of one hundred cases of primary pyodermas, fifty were randomly treated with 2% topical mupirocin ointment and fifty were given 2% topical sodium fusidate ointment. Patients were evaluated after four days and seven days of treatment. At the end of seven days. both the agents were found to be equally effective and side effects were insignificant in both the groups.


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