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How many different germs commonly cause impetigo?

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Dr. Tara Passow
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In brief: Usually staph/strep

The two most common causes of impetigo are stahyloccocus (usually staph aureus) and streptococcus.

In brief: Usually staph/strep

The two most common causes of impetigo are stahyloccocus (usually staph aureus) and streptococcus.
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