‘Toxic Strep Syndrome’: A Manifestation of Group A Streptococcal Infection

Thaddeus Bartter, Andre Dascal, Karen Carroll, Frederick J. Curley

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1421-1424
Number of pages4
JournalArchives of internal medicine
Volume148
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 1988
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Internal Medicine

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