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Streptococcus Pyogenes

Essentials of Diagnosis • Pharyngitis: presence of sore throat, submandibular adenopathy, fever, pharyngeal erythema, exudates. • Rheumatic fever: migratory arthritis, carditis, Syndenham’s chorea, pharyngitis. • Cellulitis: pink skin, fever, tenderness, swelling. • Scarlet fever: sandpaper-like erythema, strawberry tongue, streptococcal pharyngitis or skin infection, high fever. • Post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis: acute glomerulonephritis (hematuria, proteinuria) following pharyngitis or impetigo. • Impetigo: dry, crusted lesions of the skin, weeping golden-colored fluid. • Erysipelas: salmon red rash of face or extremity, well-demarcated border, fever, occasionally bullous lesions. • Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome: isolation of Group A streptococcus from a normally sterile site, sudden onset of shock and organ failure. • Necrotizing fasciitis, myonecrosis: deep, severe pain, …

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Skin and Soft Tissue Infections

Definition Bacterial infections of the skin can be classified as primary (pyodermas or cellulitis) or secondary (invasion of the wound) (Table Bacterial Classification of Important Skin and Soft Tissue Infections). Primary bacterial infections are usually caused by a single bacterial species and involve areas of generally healthy skin (e.g., impetigo, erysipelas). Secondary infections, however, develop in areas of previously damaged skin and are frequently polymicrobic in nature. The conditions that may predispose a patient to the development of skin and soft tissue infections include (1) a high concentration of bacteria, (2) excessive moisture of the skin, (3) inadequate blood supply, (4) availability of bacterial nutrients, and (5) damage to the corneal …

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Bactroban Cream (Mupirocin calcium)

Bactroban  2% Cream Mupirocin calcium Bactroban 2% Cream (called ‘Bactroban’ in this leaflet) contains a medicine called mupirocin calcium. Bactroban is an antibiotic cream. It is used: Read indications for use if you want to order Mupirocin calcium online to treat infections on your skin in small cuts, wounds or on scraped skin. to kill bacteria causing infections on your skin called ‘ Staphylococcus aureus’ and ‘Streptococcus pyogens’. Do not use Bactroban if: you are allergic (hypersensitive) to mupirocin calcium, mupirocin or any of the other ingredients of Bactroban the patient is less than 1 year old. If you are not sure if this applies to you, do not use this medicine. …

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Mupirocin

Drug Nomenclature Synonyms: BRL-4910A; Mupirocin; Mupirocina; Mupirocinas; Mupirocinum; Mupirosiini; Pseudomonic Acid BAN: Mupirocin USAN: Mupirocin INN: Mupirocin [rINN (en)] INN: Mupirocina [rINN (es)] INN: Mupirocine [rINN (fr)] INN: Mupirocinum [rINN (la)] INN: Мупироцин [rINN (ru)] Chemical name: 9-[(2E)-4-[(2S,3R,4R,5S)-5-[(2S,3S,4S,5S)-2,3-Epoxy-5-hydroxy-4-methylhexyl]tetrahydro-3,4-dihydroxypyran-2-yl]-3-methylbut-2-enoyloxy]nonanoic acid; (2S-{2α(E),3β,4β,5α[2R*,3R*(1R*,2R*)]})-9-{[3-Methyl-1-oxo-4-(tetrahydro-3,4-dihydroxy-5-{[3-(2-hydroxy-1-methyl-propyl)oxiranyl]methyl}-2H-pyran-2-yl)-2-butenyl]oxy}nonanoic acid Molecular formula: C26H44O9 =500.6 CAS: 12650-69-0 ATC code: D06AX09; R01AX06 Read code: y03DH; y07k9 Pharmacopoeias. In Europe and US. European Pharmacopoeia, 6th ed., 2008 and Supplements 6.1 and 6.2 (Mupirocin). A white or almost white powder. It shows polymorphism. Slightly soluble in water; freely soluble in dehydrated alcohol, in acetone, and in dichloromethane. The pH of a freshly prepared saturated solution in water is 3.5 to 4.0. Protect from light. …

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