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Table 1 MSSA swab results on day of surgery

From: Efficacy of mupirocin, neomycin and octenidine for nasal Staphylococcus aureus decolonisation: a retrospective cohort study

  Group 1 (mupirocin) Group 2 (octenidine) Group 3 (neomycin) Total
Swabbed on day of surgery 322/698 (46.1%) 830/1221 (68.0%) 624/1210 (51.6%) 1776/3129 (56.8%)
Swab positive 35/322 (10.9%) 415/830 (50%) 57/624 (9.1%) 507/1776 (28.5%)
Swab negative 287/322 (89.1%) 415/830 (50%) 567/624 (90.9%) 1269/1776 (72.5%)