Which oral antibiotics are recommended in the treatment of moderate purulent cellulitis?

Updated: Jun 14, 2019
  • Author: Thomas E Herchline, MD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Answer

According to the IDSA treatment algorithm, incision and drainage of abscess is indicated for all purulent infections and is sufficient for mild infections. For moderate infections, options for oral antibiotics include the following:


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