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Dermatol Nurs. 2003 Aug;15(4):359-62.

Antibiotic resistance of Propionibacterium acnes in acne vulgaris.

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Department of Dermatology, University of Pittsburgh Physicians, Pittsburgh, PA, USA.

Abstract

Acne vulgaris is a common skin disease affecting all ages. Antibiotics remain the most common prescribed agent for the treatment of acne. Improper use of antibiotics in the dermatological setting needs to be evaluated to prevent the increasing prevalence of antibiotic resistance.

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