Cellulitis is a frequent cause of hospital admission of adult patients. Increasing prevalence of multiresistant microorganisms, comorbidities, predisposing factors and medical and surgical therapies might affect cellulitis response and recurrence rate.
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Cellulitis is bacterial infection of the skin and the tissues beneath the skin. A number of parameters, including demography, topography, predisposing factors, comorbidities, microbiological, clinical, laboratory, imaging, outcome and treatment data were recorded and analyzed, in order to identify the factors associated with poor responses to therapy. Community-acquired MRSA infection rate is increasing. Similarly, none of the diverse parameters analyzed related to treatment, including the number, duration or administration route of the antibiotics, as well as the surgical treatment, had any significant impact on the cellulitis outcome in the univariate or multivariate analyses.
What is cellulitis?
While waiting for the results from the bacterial culture, your doctor may want to start you on an antibiotic to fight the most common bacteria that cause cellulitis. Herpes simplex: