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Characteristics of Staphylococcus aureus colonization in patients with atopic dermatitis in Sri Lanka.

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BACKGROUND: Colonization of the skin of patients with atopic dermatitis (AD) by Staphylococcus aureus (SA) is associated with more severe disease. AIM: To determine the association of SA colonization patterns and densities in lesional and nonlesional skin in patients with varying severities of AD, and to determine the antibiotic sensitivity patterns of SA isolates from Sri Lanka. METHODS: Skin and nasal swabs collected from 100 patients with AD and 120 controls were used to investigate the pr...

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Journal:
Clinical and experimental dermatology
Volume:
36
Issue:
2
Pages:
195-200
Publication date:
2011-03-01
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EISSN:
1365-2230
ISSN:
0307-6938
Source identifiers:
94191

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