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The Role of Staphylococcus aureus in Atopic Dermatitis

About this course

Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus) commonly colonizes atopic dermatitis (AD) skin. The carriage rate correlates with disease severity. In this lecture, Dr Marysia Recto discusses the role of S. aureus in AD and its clinical implications. She also offers insights on the mechanisms of S. aureus in inflammation, risk factors for S. aureus colonization and the resulting AD activation, plus the therapeutic strategies targeting S. aureus in AD.

Our Speaker

Dr Marysia Recto is professor, Adult and Paediatric Allergology and Immunology section, University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital in Manila, Philippines. She’s also the head of the Allergy and Immunology section, Department of Paediatrics, Asian Hospital and Medical Center, Muntinlupa, Philippines. Dr Recto is also president and board member of the Philippine Society of Allergy Asthma and Immunology.

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