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What is Group A Streptococcal Infections?

What is Group A Streptococcal Infections?

Group A Streptococcal Infections: Introduction

Types of Group A Streptococcal Infections:

Types of Group A Streptococcal Infections:

Broader types of Group A Streptococcal Infections:

How many people get Group A Streptococcal Infections?

Incidence (annual) of Group A Streptococcal Infections: 3.2 cases per 100,000 (DBMD)
Incidence Rate of Group A Streptococcal Infections: approx 1 in 31,249 or 0.00% or 8,704 people in USA [about data]
Prevalance of Group A Streptococcal Infections: Group A streptococcus -- 3.2 cases per 100,000; estimated 9,000 cases and 1,000 deaths annually in the United States (Source: excerpt from Active Bacterial Core Surveillance: DBMD)

How serious is Group A Streptococcal Infections?

Complications of Group A Streptococcal Infections: see complications of Group A Streptococcal Infections
Deaths for Group A Streptococcal Infections: 1,000 deaths annually in USA (DBMD)

What causes Group A Streptococcal Infections?

Causes of Group A Streptococcal Infections: see causes of Group A Streptococcal Infections
Risk factors for Group A Streptococcal Infections: see risk factors for Group A Streptococcal Infections

What are the symptoms of Group A Streptococcal Infections?

Symptoms of Group A Streptococcal Infections: see symptoms of Group A Streptococcal Infections

Complications of Group A Streptococcal Infections: see complications of Group A Streptococcal Infections

Can anyone else get Group A Streptococcal Infections?

More information: see contagiousness of Group A Streptococcal Infections
Inheritance: see inheritance of Group A Streptococcal Infections

Group A Streptococcal Infections: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Group A Streptococcal Infections.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Group A Streptococcal Infections.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Group A Streptococcal Infections: Infectious Disease Specialist, Internist, Family Practice Physician, Pediatrician ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Group A Streptococcal Infections.
Treatments for Group A Streptococcal Infections: see treatments for Group A Streptococcal Infections
Research for Group A Streptococcal Infections: see research for Group A Streptococcal Infections

Name and Aliases of Group A Streptococcal Infections

Main name of condition: Group A Streptococcal Infections

Other names or spellings for Group A Streptococcal Infections:

Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease, GAS disease, GAS, strep A

Group A Streptococcal Infections: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Group A Streptococcal Infections:

  • Osteomyelitis
  • Brain abscess
  • Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections syndrome
  • PANDAS syndrome
  • Streptococcosis
  • Tonsillopharyngeal erythema
  • A red edematous uvula
  • Palatal petechiae
 

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