|Comparison||Number of trials (n)||Weighted event rates||RBI (95% CI)||NNT (CI)|
|*Abbreviations defined in glossary; RBI, NNT, and CI calculated from data in article.|
|Topical antibiotics v placebo||5 (365)||58% v 21%||179% (108 to 274)||3 (3 to 4)|
|Topical mupirocin v oral erythromycin||10 (581)||91% v 85%||7% (1 to 13)||17 (9 to 100)|
|Topical antibiotics v disinfecting treatment||2 (292)||72% v 62%||15% (1 to 32)||Borderline significance|
Review: topical mupirocin or fusidic acid may be more effective than oral antibiotics for limited non-bullous impetigo
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