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Keywords

bacterial skin infections, cellulitis, erysipelas, folliculitis, impetigo

 

Authors

  1. Napierkowski, Daria DNP, RN, ANP-BC, CNE

Abstract

Abstract: The four most common bacterial skin infections are impetigo, erysipelas, cellulitis, and folliculitis. This article summarizes current information about the etiology, clinical presentation, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and implications for primary care practice needed to effectively diagnose and treat common bacterial skin infections.