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Guidelines on the management of communicable diseases in schools and nurseries - Scabies

Author(s)HPA
AbstractGuidelines on the Management of Communicable Diseases in Schools and Nurseries: Scabies. This document provides details of mode of transmission - definition of onset; incubation period; risk of transmission - duration of shedding; period of infectiousness - serial interval; and exclusion period from school/nursery. The risk of transmission is low in schools but outbreaks do occur. Scabies usually responds to 1 or 2 applications of permethrin or malathion.
Date of last revision by publisher04/30/2003
Date of last review by us09/29/2004
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