Antimicrobial susceptibility of skin-colonizing S. aureus strains in children with atopic dermatitis.


Children with atopic dermatitis (AD) are prone to recurrent cutaneous and occasional systemic infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus. Antibiotic therapy represents an important component of the overall management of AD, especially during exacerbations of disease. Erythromycin is still widely used as a first-line antibiotic for this indication. We… (More)