Cutaneous bacterial infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes in infants and children.

@article{Larru2014CutaneousBI,
  title={Cutaneous bacterial infections caused by Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes in infants and children.},
  author={Beatriz Larru and Jeffrey S. Gerber},
  journal={Pediatric clinics of North America},
  year={2014},
  volume={61 2},
  pages={457-78}
}
Acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (SSSIs) are among the most common bacterial infections in children. The medical burden of SSSIs, particularly abscesses, has increased nationwide since the emergence of community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. SSSIs represent a wide spectrum of disease severity. Prompt recognition… CONTINUE READING