6 practical tips for treating impetigo
An Australian therapeutic update has been released for the treatment of Impetigo (commonly called school sores).
This is a highly contagious infection of the epidermis, particularly common in young children, according to the update in Australian Prescriber. The most common causes are group A ß -haemolytic streptococci (GABHS) and Staphylococcus aureus.
There are two forms of impetigo: