Streptococcal Infections

Strep is short for Streptococcus, a type of bacteria. There are several types. Two of them cause most of the strep infections in people: group A and group B.

Group A strep causes:

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  1. Streptococcal Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    Strep is short for Streptococcus, a type of bacteria. There are several types. Two of them cause most of the strep infections in people: group ...
  2. Pneumococcal Infections (National Library of Medicine)  
    Pneumococci are a type of streptococcus bacteria. The bacteria spread through contact with people who are ill or by healthy people who carry the bacteria in the ...
  3. Perianal streptococcal cellulitis is an infection of the anus and rectum. The infection is caused by streptococcus bacteria. ... Perianal streptococcal cellulitis usually occurs in children. It ... or after strep throat , nasopharyngitis, or streptococcal skin ...
  4. ... may develop after an infection with group A streptococcus bacteria (such as strep throat or scarlet fever ). ... after infections with a germ or bacteria called Streptococcus pyogenes or group A streptococcus. This germ appears ...
  5. ... after infection with certain bacteria called group A streptococcus. ... by an infection with bacteria called group A streptococcus. This is the bacteria that cause rheumatic fever ( ...
  6. ... an infection with a germ called group A streptococcus bacteria. ... for the diagnosis and management of group A streptococcal pharyngitis: 2012 update by the Infectious Diseases Society ...
  7. Group B streptococcal (GBS) septicemia is a severe bacterial infection that affects newborn infants . ... organs. GBS septicemia is caused by the bacterium Streptococcus agalactiae , which is commonly called group B strep, ...
  8. A streptococcal screen is a test to detect group A streptococcus. This type of bacteria is the most common ... The swab is tested to identify group A streptococcus. It takes about 7 minutes to get the ...
  9. ... by an infection with bacteria called group A streptococcus . This is the same bacteria that cause strep ... but now it is easy to treat. The streptococcal bacteria that cause it produce a toxin that ...
  10. Group B streptococcus (GBS) is a type of bacteria that some women carry in their intestines and vagina. It is not ... chap 48. Pannaraj PS, Baker CJ. Group B streptococcal infections. In: Cherry J, Harrison GJ, Kaplan SL, ...
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