Folliculitis is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic (ABX) Guide.

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PATHOGENS

  • Common pathogens:
    • S. aureus: especially community-acquired MRSA (U.S. 300 strains)
    • P. aeruginosa: associated with whirlpools, hot tubs, heated swimming pool exposures
    • Pityrosporum: HIV-associated
  • Less common pathogens:

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Last updated: May 29, 2016