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

Author(s)Health Protection Agency
AbstractGuidelines on the Management of Communicable Diseases in Schools and Nurseries: Scarlet Fever. 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. Usuallylow level endemic infection, but epidemics do (or did) occur.
Date of last revision by publisher04/30/2003
Date of last review by us06/25/2007
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