Impetigo NICE antimicrobial guidance (updated February 2020)


This guideline sets out an antimicrobial prescribing strategy for adults, young people and children aged 72 hours and over with impetigo. It aims to optimise antibiotic use and reduce antibiotic resistance.


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© NICE 2019 sore throat (acute): antimicrobial prescribing. Available from the NICE website by clicking here. All rights reserved. NICE guidance is prepared for the National Health Service in England. All NICE guidance is subject to regular review and may be updated or withdrawn. NICE accepts no responsibility for the use of its content in this product/publication. This guidance is published under the NICE-UK open content licence. You can access this licence by clicking here. The information above was correct at the time of publishing. This information is approved for use in the UK only.


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