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Table 2 Characters of AD patients with MSSA and MRSA isolates

From: Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus colonization in atopic dermatitis patients in Mansoura, Egypt

Variables MSSA n = 26 MRSA n = 28 Total n = 54
Age
 < 2 1 (33.3%) 2 (66.7%) 3 (5.5)
 2–18 22 (46.8%) 25 (53.2%) 47 (87.1)
 > 18 3 (75%) 1 (25%) 4 (7.4)
Gender
 Male 9 (37.5%) 15 (62.5%) 24 (44.5%)
Median (duration of AD in years) 4.2 8.5 5.5
Topical antibiotics 23 (51%) 22 (49%) 45 (83.3)
Topical steroid 18 (41.9%) 25 (58.1%) 43 (79.6)
AD SCORAD
 Mild 4 (66.7%) 2 (33.3%) 6 (11.1)
 Moderate 10 (66.7%) 5 (33.3%) 15 (27.8)
 Severe 12 (36.4%) 21 (63.6%) 33 (61.1)