Microbiologic characterization of bacterial infections in children with atopic dermatitis.

Expiry Date
: 10/05/2029
CPD Units
: 1.00 Points
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The study investigates bacterial infections in children with atopic dermatitis (AD). Staphylococcus aureus predominates, often with Group A streptococcus. Amoxicillin-clavulanic acid and cloxacillin are effective treatments, warranting further exploration of resistance.

Keywords: Atopic Disease, bacterial infection, Streptococcus

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Educational Objectives

Educational Aim:

The article aims to identify bacterial infections in children with atopic dermatitis, determining effective antibiotic treatments for these infections to guide clinical practice.

Educational Outcomes:
Upon completion of this module practitioners should have a clear understanding of:

  1. Identifying prevalent bacteria and their antibiotic sensitivities in children with atopic dermatitis.
  2. Recognizing patterns of infection severity and anatomical distribution, informing clinical assessment.
  3. Understanding recommended first-line antibiotic treatments, enhancing evidence-based care.

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