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1

how long after exposure do symptoms develop

1-10 days

2

how long is a person contagious

until sores are healed or after 24 hours of antibiotics

3

which 2 organisms cause this

streptococci
staphylococci

4

what does this look like

crusty rash
honey fluid inside

5

where are people usually exposed to this

showers/spas
crowded environments

6

which 3 topical antibiotics can be used to treat this

Neosporin
Bacitracin
Bactroban

7

which 4 systemic antibiotics can be used to treat this

Dicloxillin
Cephalexin
Cefaclor
Erythromycin

8

how long after unsuccessfully trying topical antibiotics would systemic antibiotics be started

72 hours