Information About Baby Cellulitis

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Originally when cellulitis didn’t respond to antibiotic therapy, there were no tests that might performed to determine if the bacteria that was causing the infection was methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, which is also called MRSA.

Cellulitis is probably almost always caused by streptococci, normally group A. But over the years, macrolide resistance amongst streptococci has increased, so that strategy is probably not efficient anymore.

Upon presentation to the ED she appeared ailing, with a blood pressure of 124/50 mm Hg, pulse 110, respiratory rate 18, and temperature of 102°F. She was able to answer easy questions but was not oriented to time or place.

Lacerations and puncture wounds sustained in an aquatic surroundings may be contaminated with bacteria such as Aeromonas hydrophila, Pseudomonas and Plesiomonas species, Vibrio species, Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, and others.