Three patients presented with multisystem disease that shared many of the features of toxic shock syndrome. Bacteriologic and serologic evidence strongly suggested that group A β-hemolytic Streptococcus had caused the illnesses. Group A streptococcal infection may be an underdiagnosed cause of a toxic streptococcal syndrome, a syndrome of multisystem disease apparently mediated by toxins.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Archives of internal medicine|
|State||Published - Jun 1988|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Internal Medicine