Gentamycin Ointment For PD Exit Sites Did Not Increase Antibiotic Resistance

A review compared 10 years PD exit-site care using oral rifampin and mupirocin ointment (n=265) with 10 years of gentamycin cream (n=179). While the demographics were largely similar apart from race, there were significantly fewer gram-negative exit site infections using gentamycin, with very low rates of gentamycin resistant infections in either period.

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