Group A streptococcus is one of the most common pathogens responsible for cellulitis. Infection with this pathogen is also causally linked to a potentially serious nonsuppurative complication: acute glomerulonephritis. In addition, infection with Streptococcus pyogenes has reemerged as an important cause of toxic shock syndrome and of life-threatening skin and soft-tissue infections, especially necrotizing fasciitis. Do you know the manifestations of and best treatments for this pathogen? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
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Cite this: Michael Stuart Bronze. Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Manifestations of and Best Treatment Practices for Streptococcal Infections? - Medscape - Sep 03, 2015.