Toyne, Helen; Webber, Cameron; Collignon, Peter; Dwan, Kathryn; Kljakovic, Marjan
Background/Objectives: Antibiotic resistance in the community, including transfer between bacteria, is a growing concern for clinicians. Acne is commonly treated in general practice, sometimes with antibiotics. The aim of this study is to measure the rate of carriage of antibiotic resistant Propionibacterium acnes 10 years apart in general practice and the relationship of resistance to type of treatment, as well potential effects on other flora. Methods: Patients (N = 215) with acne presenting...[Show more]
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