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Year : 1992  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 183--187

A Clinico-bacteriological study of primary pyodermas of children in Pondicherry

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S Mariette Mathew

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One hundred and twenty children selected at random and diagnosed as having Primary Pyoderma lesions were studied for clinical patterns and bacteriological profile. Sixty percent of the cases were girls. The commonest clinical type was impetigo contagiosa (45%) followed by folliculities of the scalp (44.2%). Staphylococcus aureus was the etiological agent in 47.5% while 26.7% of the cases were due to mixed infection along with Streptococcus pyogenes. Almost all strains were sensitive to Erythromycin and Gentamycin. The highest resistance was to Penicillin (79.3%) followed by Ampicillin (73.9%) and Tetracycline (42.3%).

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