Category: Impetigo

How to prevent the spread of impetigo in schools

How To Prevent The Spread Of Impetigo In Schools

Impetigo is a highly contagious skin infection that primarily affects children, particularly those in school settings. It is caused by either Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria and is characterised by red sores, blisters and a honey-coloured crust that forms after the sores burst. The infection can spread rapidly in

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Understanding the different types of impetigo infections

Understanding Different Types Of Impetigo Infections

Impetigo is a common and highly contagious skin infection that primarily affects children, but can also occur in adults. It is caused by bacteria, most commonly Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes. Impetigo typically presents as red sores or blisters on the face, hands and feet and is characterised by the

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