1B72 Impetigo

International Classification of Diseases for Mortality and Morbidity Statistics, 11th Revision, v2023-01

A condition of the skin, commonly caused by a secondary infection with the gram-positive bacteria Staphylococcus aureus or group A beta haemolytic streptococci. This condition is characterised by bullous or non-bullous symptoms. Transmission is by direct contact with an infected individual. Confirmation is by identification of the infectious agent in a skin sample.


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