Tetracyclines as an oral treatment option for patients with community onset skin and soft tissue infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.

@article{Ruhe2007TetracyclinesAA,
  title={Tetracyclines as an oral treatment option for patients with community onset skin and soft tissue infections caused by methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.},
  author={Jorg J. Ruhe and Anupama Menon},
  journal={Antimicrobial agents and chemotherapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={51 9},
  pages={
          3298-303
        }
}
Few data exist on the clinical utility of the expanded-spectrum tetracyclines doxycycline and minocycline for the treatment of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin and soft tissue infections (SSTI). We performed a retrospective cohort study of 276 patients who presented with 282 episodes of MRSA SSTI to the emergency room or outpatient clinic at two tertiary medical centers between October 2002 and February 2007. The median percentage of patients infected… CONTINUE READING

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