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Impetigo (cont.)


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  1. American Academy of Pediatrics (2009). Recommendations for inclusion or exclusion section of Children in out-of-home child care. In LK Pickering et al., eds., Red Book: 2009 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 28th ed., pp. 127–131. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.

Other Works Consulted

  • Cole C, Gazewood J (2007). Diagnosis and treatment of impetigo. American Family Physician, 75(6): 859–864.

  • Craft N, et al. (2008). Impetigo section of Superficial staphylococcal pyodermas. In K Wolff et al., eds., Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, 7th ed., vol. 2, pp. 1695–1698. New York: McGraw-Hill.

  • Morelli JG (2007). Impetigo section of Cutaneous bacterial infections. In RM Kliegman et al., eds., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 18th ed., pp. 2736–2738. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.


ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerKathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerAlexander H. Murray, MD, FRCPC - Dermatology
Last RevisedJuly 15, 2010

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