Inhibition of erythromycin-resistant propionibacteria on the skin of acne patients by topical erythromycin with and without zinc.

@article{Bojar1994InhibitionOE,
  title={Inhibition of erythromycin-resistant propionibacteria on the skin of acne patients by topical erythromycin with and without zinc.},
  author={Richard A. Bojar and E A Eady and Christina E Jones and William James Cunliffe and K. Todd Holland},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={1994},
  volume={130 3},
  pages={329-36}
}
Propionibacteria resistant to high concentrations of erythromycin [minimal inhibitory concentration (MIC) > or = 0.5 mg/ml] are now commonly isolated from the skin of antibiotic-treated acne patients. This double-blind study was carried out to assess the ability of 4% w/v erythromycin with and without 1.2% w/v zinc acetate to reduce the numbers of… CONTINUE READING