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Antibiotic therapy for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in surgical wounds

  1. Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy1,*,
  2. Rahul Koti1,
  3. Clare D Toon2,
  4. Peter Wilson3,
  5. Brian R Davidson1

Editorial Group: Cochrane Wounds Group

Published Online: 20 AUG 2013

Assessed as up-to-date: 21 FEB 2013

DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009726.pub2


How to Cite

Gurusamy KS, Koti R, Toon CD, Wilson P, Davidson BR. Antibiotic therapy for the treatment of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in surgical wounds. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 8. Art. No.: CD009726. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009726.pub2.

Author Information

  1. 1

    Royal Free Campus, UCL Medical School, Department of Surgery, London, UK

  2. 2

    West Sussex County Council, Public Health, Chichester, West Sussex, UK

  3. 3

    University College London Hospitals, Department of Microbiology & Virology, London, UK

*Kurinchi Selvan Gurusamy, Department of Surgery, Royal Free Campus, UCL Medical School, Royal Free Hospital,, Rowland Hill Street, London, NW3 2PF, UK. kurinchi2k@hotmail.com.

Publication History

  1. Publication Status: New
  2. Published Online: 20 AUG 2013

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[Figure 1]
Figure 1. Study flow diagram
[Figure 2]
Figure 2. Risk of bias summary: review authors' judgements about each risk of bias item for each included study.
[Analysis 1.1]
Analysis 1.1. Comparison 1 Linezolid versus vancomycin, Outcome 1 Eradication of MRSA.