Where is the prevalence of streptococcal pyoderma (impetigo contagiosa) (nonbullous impetigo) highest?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Zartash Zafar Khan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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The prevalence of streptococcal pyoderma is higher in regions near the tropics. Aside from this observation, no geographic barriers to infection with this ubiquitous organism are recognized.

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