• Isolate the patient in side room.
  • All medical personnel must wash their hands with antiseptic gel after attending the patient.
  • The linen in use by the patient should not be used by other patients.
  • Send anaerobic cultures of the patient as well.
  • Eradication therapy to be given according to the culture sensitivity report for 14 to 28 days.
  • Repeat the culture report after completing the eradication therapy.


1st choice à Vancomycin

2nd choice à According to C /S

  • Linezolid
  • Clindamycin
  • Amikacin etc.


Cite this article as:
Burhan Ahmed, MD, "Management Protocol Of MRSA Positive Patients," in Medicalopedia, March 27, 2011, [Permalink: https://www.medicalopedia.org/1135/management-protocol-of-mrsa-positive-patients/].