Current Epidemiology, Etiology, and Burden of Acute Skin Infections in the United States.
Clin Infect Dis. 2019 Apr 08;68(Supplement_3):S193-S199
Authors: Kaye KS, Petty LA, Shorr AF, Zilberberg MD
The US burden of acute skin infections is substantial. While Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus spp. are the most common causes, gram-negative bacteria and mixed infections can occur in some settings. These mixed infections are more likely to result in inappropriate empiric antibiotic therapy. Important challenges remain in diagnosing and treating acute skin infections.
PMID: 30957165 [PubMed - in process]