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Impetigo

Impetigo is an infection of the skin caused primarily by the bacterium Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as Group A Streptococci (GAS). Sometimes another bacterium, Staphylococcus aureus, can also be isolated from impetigo lesions.

General information

Impetigo fact sheet - Hmong - Spanish
Group A streptococcal infections (GAS) CDC (Exit DHS)  
Daycare exclusion criteria

Contacts

Wisconsin Local Health Departments - Regional offices - Tribal agencies

Last Revised: March 04, 2014