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Peds ID Abx QOTW #13 Answer

a) Abscesses should be drained and cultured prior to starting antibiotics

c) Treat with bactrim for 5-7 days

d) Treat with clindamycin for 5-7 days

e) Consider referral for decolonization regimen with chlorhexidine washes and intranasal mupirocin

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