Lauren Burke

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I. What every physician needs to know. Impetigo is a superficial skin infection most commonly caused by gram-positive bacteria such as S. aureus and group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus. Community acquired methicillin resistant staphylococcal aureus (CA-MRSA) has also been known to be a causative pathogen in certain communities. Although impetigo occurs most often in children 2…

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