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Cellulitis and Abscess Management in the Era of Resistance to Antibiotics (CAMERA)

Appendix B. Skin and Soft Tissue Culture Kit

The following were recommended for inclusion in a small plastic bag to facilitate I&D:

Anesthetic agent (e.g., lidocaine)
Betadine, alcohol wipes
Culturette
Needle
Disposable scalpel
Gauze (2X2, 4X4)
Tape
Packing material
Forceps

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Internet Citation: Cellulitis and Abscess Management in the Era of Resistance to Antibiotics (CAMERA). March 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/research/findings/final-reports/mrsa/nc_mrsaapb.html