• Postoperative necrotizing fasciitis with septicemia caused by Staphylococcus epidermidis was documented by cultures of the blood and wound biopsy specimen. Therapy consisted of surgical debridement, topical application of mafenide acetate dressings, and parenteral administration of cefazolin sodium. The combination effectively reversed the progression of infection and necrosis.
(Arch Surg 113:288, 1978)
Mancusi-Ungaro HR. Treatment of Necrotizing Fasciitis Caused by Staphylococcus epidermidis. Arch Surg. 1978;113(3):288. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1978.01370150060011