Effect of Intranasal Mupirocin on Rate of Staphylococcus Aureus Surgical Site Infection Following Cesarean Sections

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Recruitment Status : Unknown
Verified June 2010 by Hillel Yaffe Medical Center.
Recruitment status was:  Not yet recruiting
First Posted : June 29, 2010
Last Update Posted : June 29, 2010
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Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Brief Summary:
The investigators believe that irradication of nose colonization of staphyloccocus aureus will reduce the incidence of surgical site infections after cesarean section.

Condition or disease Intervention/treatment Phase
Surgical Wound Infection Cesarean Section Staphylococcus Aureus Drug: Mupirocin Not Applicable

Study Type : Interventional  (Clinical Trial)
Estimated Enrollment : 400 participants
Allocation: Randomized
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Prevention
Study Start Date : July 2010
Estimated Primary Completion Date : July 2014
Estimated Study Completion Date : December 2014

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MedlinePlus related topics: Cesarean Section

Arm Intervention/treatment
Experimental: Intranasal Mupirocin Drug: Mupirocin
Intranasal cream given to patient after confirmation of colonization

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Reduction of the incidence of surgical site infections after cesarean section [ Time Frame: Four years ]

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Older Adult
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Female

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Women assigned to undergo cesarean section

Exclusion Criteria:

  • All others

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT01152593

Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Not yet recruiting
Hadera, Israel, 38100
Contact: Gai Shrem, MD   
Principal Investigator: Gai Shrem, MD         
Sponsors and Collaborators
Hillel Yaffe Medical Center

Responsible Party: Gai Shrem, MD, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center Identifier: NCT01152593     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: HYMC0033-10
First Posted: June 29, 2010    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: June 29, 2010
Last Verified: June 2010

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Wound Infection
Surgical Wound
Surgical Wound Infection
Wounds and Injuries
Postoperative Complications
Pathologic Processes
Anti-Bacterial Agents
Anti-Infective Agents
Protein Synthesis Inhibitors
Enzyme Inhibitors
Molecular Mechanisms of Pharmacological Action