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What is Invasive group A Streptococcal disease?

What is Invasive group A Streptococcal disease?

  • Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: Infection with Group A Streptococcal bacteria.

Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: Introduction

Types of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease:

Types of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease:

Broader types of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease:

How many people get Invasive group A Streptococcal disease?

Incidence (annual) of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: 2,382 annual cases notified in USA 1999 (MMWR 1999); 1.95 per 100,000 in Canada 20001
Incidence Rate of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: approx 1 in 114,189 or 0.00% or 2,382 people in USA [about data]
Prevalance of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: About 9,400 cases of invasive GAS disease occurred in the United States in 1999. Of these, about 300 were STSS and 600 were necrotizing fasciitis. In contrast, there are several million cases of strep throat and impetigo each year. (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease General: DBMD) ... Approximately 8,800 annual cases of invasive disease (3.2/100,000 population) occurred in 2000; approximately 4% were STSS and 6% were NF. (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease: DBMD)

How serious is Invasive group A Streptococcal disease?

Death rate for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: 11.8% fatality rate for invasive GAS disease (MMWR 1999)

What causes Invasive group A Streptococcal disease?

Causes of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: see causes of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease
Risk factors for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: see risk factors for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease

What are the symptoms of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease?

Symptoms of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: see symptoms of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease

Can anyone else get Invasive group A Streptococcal disease?

More information: see contagiousness of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease
Inheritance: see inheritance of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease

Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Invasive group A Streptococcal disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: Infectious Disease Specialist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease.
Treatments for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: see treatments for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease
Prevention of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: see prevention of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease
Research for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: see research for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease

Name and Aliases of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease

Main name of condition: Invasive group A Streptococcal disease

Class of Condition for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: bacterial

Other names or spellings for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease:

invasive GAS disease

Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Invasive group A Streptococcal disease:



Footnotes:
1. Notifiable Diseases Online, PPHB, Canada, 2000
 

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