Impetigo is a very contagious bacterial skin infection. It is most common in pre-school children. People who play close-contact sports like rugby and American football are also at risk. Impetigo is not very common in adults. Impetigo can also be called school sores.
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- NHS Impetigo
- "Impetigo — school sores — Better Health Channel". Archived from the original on 2011-09-27. Retrieved 2011-11-13.