Optimal Therapy in Skin Disorders

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Regarding topical antibiotics, which of the following statements is not true?

a) Topical antibiotics are well-absorbed into normal, psoriatic or eczematous skin.

b) Prolonged use of topical antibacterial (> 2 weeks) may lead to development of bacterial resistance.

c) Topical antibiotics are not as effective as systemic antibiotics for impetigo.

d) Topical gentamycin may cause cross-resistance with systemic antibiotics.

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