Treatment Protocol for Recurrent Staphylococcal Infection

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Version: 7/1/2010

Treatment Protocol for Recurrent Staphylococcal Infection



1.

HIBICLENS

(
chlorhexidine
) washes (this is adequate for only superficial skin
infections)

a.

Buy
HIBICLENS liquid lotion bottle

from local pharmacy (over
-
the
-
counter
,
about $12
)

b.

In shower, Use HIBICL
ENS liquid in place of liquid soap. Apply all over the
body using a washcloth; scrub properly.

c.

T
hen t
ake normal shower


Frequency: Every ____ day(s) per week for _______ weeks



Then, _____ per week x ________ weeks


2.

Lau
n
dry: Wash undergarments, towels, a
nd tight jeans/clothing in bleach
-
containing soap water x
2

weeks


3.

Antibiotics (
except for treatment of current active infection, oral antibiotic may
be used for prophylaxis
only in cases of recurrent deep infections requiring
surgical abscess drainage or
hospitalization):

a.

Oral:

Rifampin _____________________ x days

Clindamycin: __________________ x days

Bactrim: ______________________ x days


b.

Topical
/skin

Bactroban

ointment:

immediately at the occurrence of next
skin lesion
: __________________________ x da
ys


c.

Intranasal Bactroban (usually not needed for community
-
acquired S
taph

aureus infections

unless nose culture is positive.

S
kin, and not the nose, is
the commonest site of colonization

in current Staph epidemic
):
________________________ x days


4.

Follow
-
u
p plan:

_______________________________________________




Physician Signature: ____________________________


Name: ________________________

Date: _____________________

Pediatric Infectious Disease

UTMB, Galveston, TX 77555
-
0371

Phone: 409
-
772
-
2798