The role of bacteria in lactational mastitis and some considerations of the use of antibiotic treatment

@article{Kvist2008TheRO,
  title={The role of bacteria in lactational mastitis and some considerations of the use of antibiotic treatment},
  author={Linda J Kvist and Bodil M Wilde Larsson and Marie-Louise Hall-Lord and Anita Steen and Claes Schal{\'e}n},
  journal={International Breastfeeding Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={3},
  pages={6 - 6}
}
BACKGROUND The role of bacterial pathogens in lactational mastitis remains unclear. The objective of this study was to compare bacterial species in breast milk of women with mastitis and of healthy breast milk donors and to evaluate the use of antibiotic therapy, the symptoms of mastitis, number of health care contacts, occurrence of breast abscess, damaged nipples and recurrent symptoms in relation to bacterial counts. METHODS In this descriptive study, breast milk from 192 women with… CONTINUE READING