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Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2009 Dec;23(4):945-63, ix. doi: 10.1016/j.idc.2009.06.006.

Topical antibacterial agents.

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Department of Dermatology, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 676 N. St. Clair, Suite 1600, Chicago, IL 60611, USA. p-lio@northwestern.edu

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.

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PMID:
19909892
DOI:
10.1016/j.idc.2009.06.006
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