Skin Infections.

@article{Clebak2018SkinI,
  title={Skin Infections.},
  author={Karl T. Clebak and Michael A. Malone},
  journal={Primary care},
  year={2018},
  volume={45 3},
  pages={
          433-454
        }
}

Severe bacterial skin infections☆☆☆

Approach to the Patient with a Skin and Soft Tissue Infection

Cervical suppurative lymphadenitis in children: microbiology, primary sites of infection, and evaluation of antibiotic treatment

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Diagnosis and Treatment of Lip Infections.

Analysis of the Microbial Landscape of Infection Site and the Effectiveness of Antibiotic and Immunotherapy in Patients with Diabetic Foot

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Interactions Between Atopic Dermatitis and Staphylococcus aureus Infection: Clinical Implications

Understanding of S. aureus could provide us with ways to manage S.aureus colonization more effectively in AD patients, including microbiome transplant, monoclonal antibodies against virulent toxins, vaccines and recombinant phage endolysin.

Advances in Antimicrobial Microneedle Patches for Combating Infections

In the present review, skin anatomy and its barriers along with skin infection are discussed, and potential strategies for designing antimicrobial microneedles and their targeted therapy are outlined.

Efficacy of Lazolex® Gel in the Treatment of Herpes Simplex Mucocutaneous Infections and the Prevention of Recurrences: A Pilot Study

Topical treatment with Lazolex® Gel applied to lesions four times a day for 10 days was shown to be effective and safe in the treatment of herpes simplex mucocutaneous infections and dramatically reduced the rate of recurrence.

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