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Hockett Sherlock S, Suh D, Perencevich E, Reisinger HS, Streit J, Frank A, Clore G, Ohl M, Speicher D, Herwaldt L, Schweizer ML. Implementation of a surgical site infection prevention bundle: Patient adherence and experience. Antimicrobial stewardship & healthcare epidemiology : ASHE. 2021 Dec 10; 1(1):e63.
We evaluated barriers and facilitators to patient adherence with a bundled intervention including chlorhexidine gluconate (CHG) bathing and decolonizing nasal carriers in a real-world setting. Survey data identified 85.5% adherence with home use of CHG as directed and 52.9% adherence with home use of mupirocin as directed.