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Abstract Title:

Tea tree oil as an alternative topical decolonization agent for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

Abstract Source:

J Hosp Infect. 2000 Nov;46(3):236-7. PMID: 11073734

Abstract Author(s):

M Caelli, J Porteous, C F Carson, R Heller, T V Riley

Article Affiliation:

Department of Clinical Epidemiology, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSW, Australia.

Abstract:

The combination of a 4% tea tree oil nasal ointment and 5% tea tree oil body wash was compared with a standard 2% mupirocin nasal ointment and triclosan body wash for the eradication of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus carriage. The tea tree oil combination appeared to perform better than the standard combination, although the difference was not statistically significant due to the small number of patients.

Study Type : In Vitro Study

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