streptococcal infection


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streptococcal infection

an infection caused by pathogenic bacteria of one of several species of the genus Streptococcus or their toxins. Almost any organ of the body may be involved. The infections occur in many forms, including cellulitis, endocarditis, erysipelas, impetigo, meningitis, pneumonia, scarlet fever, tonsillitis, and urinary tract infection. See also strep throat.
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Streptococcal infection

Streptococcal infection

An infection caused by a pathogenic bacteria of one of several species of the genus streptococcus or their toxins. Almost any organ in the body may be involved.
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An epidemiological study of beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections in a Nigerian (Lagos) urban population.
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Identification of children with pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections by a marker associated with rheumatic fever.
A spokesman said yesterday that Mrs Kimmance developed fatal toxic shock syndrome as a result of a group A streptococcal infection while Mrs Pickett died from a sudden onset of severe pneumonia, likely to have been caused by a group A streptococcal infection.
The recognition of a pre-existing streptococcal infection in acute rheumatic fever (ARF) and a dysenteric infection in Reiter syndrome spawned a new classification of reactive arthritis, and in the case of ARF, identified an effective way to reduce the incidence of ARF through effective treatment of streptococcal infections.
Isolates from all the cases of perinatal group B streptococcal infection that developed during that time have been tested for resistance to numerous antibiotics.
College of Midwives' staff member Norma Campbell has also discussed with me the draft technical report on Group B streptococcal infection and the draft consensus statement on the prevention of early onset neonatal Group B streptococcal infection.
Some children develop motor or vocal tics, obsessions, compulsions, or combinations of these symptoms shortly after a streptococcal infection, such as strep throat.
Scarlet fever is a streptococcal infection that occurs most often in association with a sore throat and rarely with impetigo or other streptococcal infections.
on Fetus and Newborn, Guidelines for Prevention of Group B Streptococcal Infection by Chemoprophylaxis, 90 PEDIATRICS 775, 777 (1992).
Most people contract scarlet fever by being exposed to someone with a streptococcal infection.
However, many sore throats are not caused by streptococcal infection.

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