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Quiz about Impetigo
Quiz about Impetigo

Impetigo Trivia Quiz


How much do you know about this infection of the skin?

A multiple-choice quiz by Morrigan716. Estimated time: 3 mins.
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Author
Morrigan716
Time
3 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
72,393
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
5
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
4 / 5
Plays
2294
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Question 1 of 5
1. Is impetigo a viral or a bacterial infection?

Answer: (Viral or Bacterial)
Question 2 of 5
2. Which of these is NOT usually a symptom of impetigo? Hint


Question 3 of 5
3. Can impetigo be spread through direct contact?


Question 4 of 5
4. What is the most common incubation period? Hint


Question 5 of 5
5. Can impetigo be treated both topically and orally?



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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Is impetigo a viral or a bacterial infection?

Answer: bacterial

It is caused by Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes or both.
2. Which of these is NOT usually a symptom of impetigo?

Answer: Hair loss

After the small pus-filled blisters, called pustules, there are scabby, crusted eruptions.
3. Can impetigo be spread through direct contact?

Answer: Yes

It can be transmitted through direct contact with a person having a purulent lesion or a carrier. In hospitals, it is spread by hands of health care workers.
4. What is the most common incubation period?

Answer: 4 to 10 days

The incubation period is variable but 4 to 10 days is the most common.
5. Can impetigo be treated both topically and orally?

Answer: Yes

It can be treated either way with topical antiseptics and antibiotics such as penicillins, cephalosporin, or clindamycin are most often used.
Source: Author Morrigan716

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