The short‐term treatment of acne vulgaris with benzoyl peroxide: effects on the surface and follicular cutaneous microflora

@article{Bojar1995TheST,
  title={The short‐term treatment of acne vulgaris with benzoyl peroxide: effects on the surface and follicular cutaneous microflora},
  author={R. Bojar and W. Cunliffe and K. Holland},
  journal={British Journal of Dermatology},
  year={1995},
  volume={132}
}
  • R. Bojar, W. Cunliffe, K. Holland
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Dermatology
  • A 28‐day treatment regimen was undertaken by 12 volunteers, in which 5% (w/v) benzoyl peroxide (BP) in an aqueous gel was applied daily to the entire face. Clinical efficacy of the treatment was assessed after 2, 4, 9, 14 and 28 days, and the surface and follicular microbial populations were enumerated using established techniques. Viable counts were obtained for propionibacteria and Micrococcaceae. Mean numbers of propionibacteria recovered from the skin surface and follicular casts were… CONTINUE READING
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