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Scarlet fever and group A streptococcal surgical wound infection traced to an anal carrier

The Journal of Pediatrics

Mar 1, 1977

D D RichmanD A Goldman

PMID: 320297

Abstract

Four patients developed group A streptococcal wound infections shortly following orthopedic surgery. Two of these patients developed scarlet fever which provided an early indication of the presence of a streptococcal epidemic. A single antigenically characteristic strain of group A stre...read more

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Streptococcus
Teens
Surgery Specialty
Bacteria, Flesh-Eating
Streptococcal Infections
Entire Anus
Anus Diseases
Anus
Carrier of Disorder
Scarlet Fever
7
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Scarlet fever and group A streptococcal surgical wound infection traced to an anal carrier

The Journal of Pediatrics

Mar 1, 1977

D D RichmanD A Goldman

PMID: 320297

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Abstract

Four patients developed group A streptococcal wound infections shortly following orthopedic surgery. Two of these patients developed scarlet fever which provided an early indication of the presence of a streptococcal epidemic. A single antigenically characteristic strain of group A stre...read more

Mentioned in this Paper

Streptococcus
Teens
Surgery Specialty
Bacteria, Flesh-Eating
Streptococcal Infections
Entire Anus
Anus Diseases
Anus
Carrier of Disorder
Scarlet Fever
7

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Postoperative Infections

Postoperative infections are infections that often originate at the surgical incision itself after an operation. Discover the latest research on postoperative infections here.

Streptococcal Infection

Streptococcal infections are caused by streptococci, a genus of Gram-positive bacteria which cause diverse human diseases. Discover the latest research on streptococcal infection here.

Related Papers

The New England Journal of Medicine

Hospital outbreak of infections with group a streptococci traced to an asymptomatic anal carrier

The New England Journal of MedicineMay 29, 1969
W SchaffnerM G Koenig
The New England Journal of Medicine

An outbreak of surgical-wound infections due to group A streptococcus carried on the scalp

The New England Journal of MedicineOctober 4, 1990
T D MastroJ S Spika
Paper Details
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  • References2
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1
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12
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