What is the infants condition and what is the likely causative agent?

A young woman in her 30s comes into the emergency room with her infant daughter. Upon examination t Show more A young woman in her 30s comes into the emergency room with her infant daughter. Upon examination the doctor notes that the daughters legs have large moist lesions that look as if they have been severely burned. On the infants arms there are large soft fluid-filled vesicles one of which ruptures during the doctors examinations. The mother mentions to the doctor that the reddening had begun at the corners of the mouth before covering the entire body. The doctor admits the infant and begins a course of a broad-spectrum antibiotic to treat both the infectious agent and to protect against possible secondary infections. What is the infants condition and what is the likely causative agent? Show less

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