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Streptococcal Group A invasive disease

Streptococcal Group A invasive disease: Introduction

Streptococcal Group A invasive disease: Group A streptococcus is a bacterium often found in the throat and on the skin. People may carry group A streptococci in the ... more about Streptococcal Group A invasive disease.

Streptococcal Group A invasive disease: Group A streptococci are bacteria which are commonly found in the throat or on the skin. Often it causes no symptoms but in some cases it can cause mild illnesses such as strep throat or more serious, life-threatening diseases such as toxic shock syndrome or flesh-eating disease. Transmission can occur through direct contact with infected skin sores or nose and throat discharges. Symptoms are determined by the location and extent of the bacterial infection. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Streptococcal Group A invasive disease is available below.

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Streptococcal Group A invasive disease: Complications

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Causes of Streptococcal Group A invasive disease

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Misdiagnosis and Streptococcal Group A invasive disease

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Group A streptococcus is a bacterium often found in the throat and on the skin. People may carry group A streptococci in the throat or on the skin and have no symptoms of illness. Most GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses such as "strep throat," or impetigo. On rare occasions, these bacteria can cause other severe and even life-threatening diseases (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease General: DBMD)

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  1. Streptococcal Group A invasive disease: Introduction
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  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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