Antibacterials as Adjuncts to Incision and Drainage for Adults with Purulent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Skin Infections

@article{Forcade2012AntibacterialsAA,
  title={Antibacterials as Adjuncts to Incision and Drainage for Adults with Purulent Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) Skin Infections},
  author={Nicolas A. Forcade and Nathan P Wiederhold and Laurajo Ryan and Robert Talbert and M.Sc. Dr Christopher R. Frei Pharm.D.},
  journal={Drugs},
  year={2012},
  volume={72},
  pages={339-351}
}
The annual incidence of skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) has nearly tripled in the US since the early 1990s. Many purulent SSTIs in the community setting are caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Incision and drainage (I&D) are indicated for most purulent MRSA infections; however, the use of adjunctive antibacterials is… CONTINUE READING