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October 1977

Systemic Antibiotic Therapy of Secondarily Infected Dermatitis

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Dermatology, University of Miami School of Medicine.

Arch Dermatol. 1977;113(10):1378-1379. doi:10.1001/archderm.1977.01640100056007

• Systemic cloxacillin therapy of secondarlly infected dermatitis produces a significant increase in healing when compared to a placebo. The effects of systemic cloxacillin therapy become apparent after five days of treatment. A single pretreatment culture was not helpful in directing therapy.

(Arch Dermatol 113:1378-1379, 1977)

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