When is the use of antibiotics mandated in Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and which organisms are commonly involved in bloodstream infection?

Updated: Jan 17, 2019
  • Author: C Stephen Foster, MD, FACS, FACR, FAAO, FARVO; Chief Editor: Andrew A Dahl, MD, FACS  more...
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Clinical and laboratory evidence suggesting bloodstream infection mandates the use of antibiotics. The most common organisms include Staphylococcus aureus, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and enterobacteria species. [32]


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