A 28-year-old female asked:
is mupirocin topical taken nasally an appropriate treatment for klebsiella skin infection?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Michael Ein answered
47 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Mupericin(bactroban) is used to treat staphylococcus aureus and streptococcal impetigo. It is not used for klebsiella infections that require oral or intravenous antibiotic treatment.
Answered on Apr 5, 2013
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