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Types of Group A Streptococcal Infections

Group A Streptococcal Infections: Types list

The list of types of Group A Streptococcal Infections mentioned in various sources includes:

Types discussion:

Some of the major syndromes associated with group A strep infection are:

  • streptococcal pharyngitis or "strep throat"
  • scarlet fever, most often preceded by a sore throat
  • skin infections (impetigo, cellulitis/erysipelas)
  • focal infections, limited to a particular body site, e.g., pneumonia, septic arthritis
  • bacteremia, sepsis, streptococcal toxic shock syndrome
  • necrotizing fasciitis
  • the complications of streptococcal infections, acute rheumatic fever and poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis
(Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

Group A Streptococcal Infections: Related Disease Topics

More general medical disease topics related to Group A Streptococcal Infections include:

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