Which body surfaces can harbor group A streptococci (GAS), potentially helping to disseminate impetigo?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Zartash Zafar Khan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Answer

Fingernails and the perianal region can harbor streptococci and can play a role in disseminating impetigo.


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