Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease in The Netherlands: Evidence for a Protective Role of Anti-Exotoxin A Antibodies

Mascini, Ellen M.; Jansze, Margriet; Schellekens, Joop F.P.; Musser, James M.; Faber, Joop A.J.; Verhoef-Verhage, Liesbeth A.E.; Schouls, Leo; van Leeuwen, Wijnanda J.; Verhoef, Jan; van Dijk, Hans
February 2000
Journal of Infectious Diseases;2/1/2000, Vol. 181 Issue 2, p631
Academic Journal
Evaluates patients with invasive group A streptococcal (GAS) infections in the Netherlands. Protective role of anti-exotoxin A antibodies; Cause of increasing severity of GAS infections; Occurrence of toxic shock-like syndrome.


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