Variability among pediatric infectious diseases specialists in the treatment and prevention of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections.

Creech CB, Beekmann SE, Chen Y, Polgreen PM
Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2008 27 (3): 270-2

PMID: 18277924 · DOI:10.1097/INF.0b013e31815c9068

There are currently no clear consensus recommendations for the treatment and prevention of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus skin and soft tissue infections in pediatric patients. We surveyed over 100 Pediatric Infectious Diseases consultants and found considerable variability in both the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections and the strategies used for the management of children with recurrent MRSA disease.

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Community-Acquired Infections Health Services Humans Methicillin Resistance Soft Tissue Infections Specialization Staphylococcal Infections Staphylococcal Skin Infections Staphylococcus aureus

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