Clindamycin is most effective treatment for pediatric SSTIs

08/17/2011 |

Children with skin and soft tissue infection who were treated with trimethroprim-sulfamethoxazole or beta-lactams suffered more treatment failures and recurrences compared with those who had clindamycin, a study in Pediatrics found. Researchers said that incision and drainage are still the most effective treatment for purulent SSTIs and that beta-lactams may still be helpful in treating nonpurulent SSTIs.

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