volume 18, issue 3, P717-733 2004
DOI: 10.1016/j.idc.2004.04.008
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Peter A Lio, Elaine T Kaye

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