What are the most common etiologies of cellulitis in injection drug users?

Updated: Jun 14, 2019
  • Author: Thomas E Herchline, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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S aureus is the leading cause of soft-tissue infections in injection drug users, [30] followed by Streptococcus species. [31]


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