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Staphylococcus lugdunensis abscesses complicating molluscum contagiosum in two children

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Published in Pediatric Dermatology. 2015, vol. 32, no. 2, p. 289-291
Abstract We report the occurrence of Staphylococcus lugdunensis abscesses in two girls with molluscum contagiosum who both required surgical intervention under general anaesthesia. S. lugdunensis is a coagulase-negative Staphylococcus recently recognized as an emerging human pathogen. Because of its ubiquitous nature and the high prevalence of molluscum contagiosum in children, it is likely that this as yet unreported association may be underestimated, thus raising the question as to whether bacterial culture of superinfected mollusca should be obtained more often.
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Research group Groupe Posfay-Barbe Clara (pédiatrie générale) (853)
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LACOUR, Marc, POSFAY BARBE, Clara, LA SCALA, Giorgio. Staphylococcus lugdunensis abscesses complicating molluscum contagiosum in two children. In: Pediatric Dermatology, 2015, vol. 32, n° 2, p. 289-291. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:76060

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