90th FVMA Annual Conference
Antibiotic-resistant superficial bacterial folliculitis (pyoderma) is on the rise. This lecture will focus on the history of antibiotic development and the causes of antibiotic resistance. Objectives include learning to recognize and appropriately treat antibiotic-resistant skin infections and following guidelines to avoid contributing to antibiotic resistance. There will be a focus on avoidance of antibiotic use and learning alternative antibiotic-free therapies for treating superficial bacterial folliculitis.