Update on topical antibiotics in dermatology.

@article{Drucker2012UpdateOT,
  title={Update on topical antibiotics in dermatology.},
  author={Carol R. Drucker},
  journal={Dermatologic therapy},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          6-11
        }
}
Topical antibiotics are used for various purposes in dermatology. Some of the most common uses include treatment of acne, treatment and prevention of wound infection(s), impetigo or impetiginized dermatitis, and staphylococcal nasal carrier state. It is important for the dermatologist to be familiar with the spectrum of activity, the mechanism of action, and the variables that may interfere with the antibiotic of choice. The following discussion will review an update on topical antibiotic use… CONTINUE READING
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