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What sort of disorders can be spread among children in school?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Infestor vs infector

School kids oft have a relaxed pattern of personal hygene & well developed pattern of sharing.
Things that infest (lice/pinworms/scabies mite) are all possibilities for school transmition.Things that infect (bacteria/virus/fungus/etc) are also spread in this close and relaxed environment.As they age & acquire better self monitoring & hygene, the infestors are less prominent.

In brief: Infestor vs infector

School kids oft have a relaxed pattern of personal hygene & well developed pattern of sharing.
Things that infest (lice/pinworms/scabies mite) are all possibilities for school transmition.Things that infect (bacteria/virus/fungus/etc) are also spread in this close and relaxed environment.As they age & acquire better self monitoring & hygene, the infestors are less prominent.
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Dr. Michael Silverman
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
2 doctors agree

In brief: Usually viral

More likely viral illnesses are spread in children in school environment.

In brief: Usually viral

More likely viral illnesses are spread in children in school environment.
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