Infectious Disease Clinics of North America volume 23, issue 4, P945-963 2009 DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2009.06.006 View full text
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Peter A. Lio, Elaine T. Kaye

Abstract: Decreased systemic toxicity, ease of application, and increased concentrations at the target site are some of the important advantages topical antibacterial agents offer. This article reviews the literature on selected indications for these agents and provides in-depth examination of specific agents for the prophylaxis and treatment of skin and wound infections.