What is the role of culture with sensitivity testing in the management of stasis dermatitis?

Updated: Mar 27, 2020
  • Author: Scott L Flugman, MD; Chief Editor: Dirk M Elston, MD  more...
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Culture with sensitivity testing is important when managing suspected superinfection, because community-acquired methicillin resistance is becoming increasingly prevalent. Expanded coverage may be necessary in patients who are immunocompromised.

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