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This fact sheet is for (989) 895-4003. Visit our website at http://baycounty-mi.gov/Health/ or the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention at cdc.gov Bay County Health Department 1200 Washington Ave., Bay City, MI 48708 Revised 06/13 Impetigo Fact Sheet What is Impetigo

Diseases and Conditions Impetigo Impetigo (im-puh-TIE-go) is a highly contagious skin infection that mainly affects infants and children. Impetigo may clear on its own in two to three weeks, but antibiotics can shorten the course of the disease

Or the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention at: cdc.gov revised 1Washtenaw County Public Health 555 Towner Ypsilanti, MI 48198 /13. Title: Fact Sheet: Impetigo Author: baukemam Created Date:

Mechanisms of Disease Pemphigus, Bullous Impetigo, and the Staphylococcal Scalded-Skin Syndrome John R. Stanley, M.D., and Masayuki Amagai, M.D., Ph.D. From the Departments of Dermatology, University of Pennsylvania School of Medi-

PROVIDER Prepared by Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) June 2008 132 IMPETIGO Impetigo is a contagious skin infection often occurring on the nose, arms, or legs or around the

The disease most commonly affects children ages 2 to 5 years. Children in crowded settings, such as Impetigo The Health Care of Homeless Persons – Part I – Impetigo 65 Transmission Impetigo spreads easily and most commonly by direct contact to infected skin.

FACT SHEET Impetigo What is it? Impetigo is a skin infection caused by streptococcal (strep) or staphylococcal (staph) bacteria. It occurs This disease can be spread as long as the lesions continue to drain or until 24 hours after antibiotic

Impetigo Nature of Skin Infection- Impetigo This wrestler has been determined to have a skin infection called Impetigo. Impetigo is a highly

Impetigo Herpetiformis during Pregnancy Dermatology 2013;226:35–40 DOI: 10.1159/000346578 37 Fig. 2. Dilated capillary loops surrounded by lymphocytes, neutrophils and rare eo-

Communicable Disease Report Form spread of disease . IMPETIGO . SIGNS/SYMPTOMS: Rash appears as little pin sized “pimples,” but evolves quickly into major skin eruptions filled with clear or cloudy colored pus . TYPE OF RASH:

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention SAFER • HEALTHIER • PEOPLE TM INSIDE eczema, chemical exposure, impetigo, and poison ivy. Approximately 40 serum samples collected in four states have been PCR or IgM negative for parvovirus B19 (1);

Child can return to school or childcare 24 hours after antibiotic For additional information about exclusion when a child has impetigo, Communicable Diseases at scdhec.gov/health/disease/exclusion.htm

Impetigo What is Impetigo? Impetigo is a skin infection than can spread from one person to another. It appears as sores on the skin that are often covered by a thick dry honey-colored crust.

Standardization of Epidemiologic Protocols for Surveillance of Acute Diseases Caused by Streptococcus pyogenes: Pharyngitis, Impetigo, and Invasive Diseases

PINION Streptococcal skin infection and rheumatic heart disease Tom Parksa, Pierre R. Smeestersb,c, and Andrew C. Steerc,d Purpose of review In resource-limited tropical settings, both impetigo and rheumatic disease are endemic. The major cause of

Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection that is very contagious that occurs most frequently in children. It causes red sores that can break open, ooze fluid, and develop a yellow-brown crust. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

PROVIDER Prepared by Hennepin County Human Services and Public Health Department (HSPHD) June 2008 132 IMPETIGO Impetigo is a contagious skin infection often occurring on the nose, arms, or legs or around the

Northfield Public Schools ISD 659 Health Services 05/04 COMMON CONCERNS IN SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN Disease: Impetigo Symptoms: Blisters, pustules rapidly covered with honey-colored crust.

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