TITLE

Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections: T1M1 Isolates Expressing Pyrogenic Exotoxins A and B in Combination with Selective Lack of Toxin-Neutralizing Antibodies Are Associated with Increased Risk of Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome

AUTHOR(S)
Eriksson, Bjorn K.G.; Andersson, Jan; Holm, Stig E.; Norgren, Mari
PUB. DATE
August 1999
SOURCE
Journal of Infectious Diseases;8/1/99, Vol. 180 Issue 2
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the epidemiology of group A streptococcal (GAS) infections in the United States. Interrelation between GAS infection with streptococcal toxic shock syndrome; Molecular basis for the pathogenesis of GAS infection; Molecular characteristics of invasive GAS isolates.
ACCESSION #
5050685

 

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