Advertisement

Superficial Staphylococcal and Streptococcal Infections

  • Grant Ghahramani
Chapter

Abstract

Skin infections are commonly secondary to infection of Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A β-hemolytic streptococci), Stapylococcus aureus, or a combination of the 2 g positive organisms.

Keywords

Staphylococcus Streptococcus Abscess Cellulitis Pustule Erysipelas Gram positive Infection 

Suggested Readings

  1. 1.
    Stevens DL, et al. Practice guidelines for the diagnosis and management of skin and soft tissue infections: 2014 update by the infectious diseases society of America. Clin Infect Dis. 2014;59(2):147.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Weng QY, Raff AB, Cohen JM, et al. Costs and consequences associated with misdiagnosed lower extremity cellulitis. JAMA Dermatol. 2017;153(2):141–6.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. 3.
    Swartz MN. Cellulitis. N Engl J Med. 2004;350:904–12.CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Raff AB, Kroshinsky D. Cellulitis: a review. JAMA. 2016;316:325–37.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  • Grant Ghahramani
    • 1
  1. 1.Cotton O’Neil DermatologyTopekaUSA

Personalised recommendations