Introduction: Impetigo


Impetigo: Contagious skin rash from bacteria

Impetigo: Impetigo is a superficial skin infection most common among children age 2-6 years. Skin infections are usually caused by different streptococci strains than those that cause strep throat.1

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         Contents for Impetigo:

1. excerpt from Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID

Last revision: May 30, 2003

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