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Deaths from Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome

Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome: Mortaility Rates

>Mortality rat: About 20% of patients with necrotizing fasciitis and more than half with STSS die. About 10%-15% of patients with other forms of invasive group A streptococcal disease die. (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease General: DBMD)

Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome: Hospitalization Statistics

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome:

  • 0.012% (1,542) of hospital consultant episodes were for streptococcal septicaemia in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 64% of hospital consultant episodes for streptococcal septicaemia required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 51% of hospital consultant episodes for streptococcal septicaemia were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49% of hospital consultant episodes for streptococcal septicaemia were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 90% of hospital consultant episodes for streptococcal septicaemia required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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