Letters Cellulitis

Treat all cases of cellulitis with anti-staphylococcal antibiotics

BMJ 2012; 345 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.e5876 (Published 04 September 2012) Cite this as: BMJ 2012;345:e5876
  1. Nikolas Rae, ST3, infectious diseases1,
  2. Charis Marwick, consultant in infectious diseases1
  1. 1Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
  1. nikolas.rae{at}nhs.net

In their clinical review of the management and treatment of cellulitis Phoenix and colleagues recommend different treatment on the basis of streptococcal and staphylococcal infection.1 However, clinically distinguishing …

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