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Current Issues in Managing Group A Streptococcal Infections

  • Jonathan R. Carapetis
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 549)

Abstract

Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus (GAS, alias Streptococcus pyogenes) is a Grampositive bacterial pathogen that causes a broad spectrum of diseases as outlined in Table 25.1. This chapter will focus on some specific topics relevant to clinical management of GAS diseases.

Keywords

Kawasaki Disease Sore Throat Rheumatic Fever Necrotizing Fasciitis Streptococcal Infection 
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