Nawras Bahaa Manje Abeer Fawzi AL-Rubaay Amal Merza Hasan


One of the skin infections that affect the skin is impetigo, Ecthyma, Bullous impetigo . Impetigo is a highly contagious superficial skin infection. It is a common skin infection in children and is most often caused by Staphylococcus aureus. Impetigo and ecthyma are common bacterial infections of the skin commonly caused by S. aureus and / or Group A streptoccus . Staphylococcus aureus has become the most common causative microbial pathogen of this prevalent childhood disease Impetigo can be bullous or non-bullous. A total of 120 specimens from clinically proven cases of bacterial skin infections, Impetigo (74 ) (61.7%) , Ecthyma ( 40) (33.3%), Bullous (6) (5.0%). in the Dermatological Consultation Unit in Marjan Hospital / Babylon Governorate. For the period from September 2022 to December 2022. Pathogens were diagnosed using direct examination, culture on differential media, and biochemical tests. Staphylococcus aureus (18%), Candida albican( 18%),Staphylococcus epidermidis (9%) , Staphylococcus saprophyticus(10 %) , Psedomonas. aeruginosa (7%). The aim of this study is Isolation and diagnosis of Staphylococcus aureus and candida albicans from impetigo , Ecthyma , Bullous impetigo patients .

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Staphylococcus aureus , Candida .albicans , skin infections , impetigo , Ecthyma , Bullous impetigo .

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