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ALLMedicine™ Group A Streptococcal Infections Center

Research & Reviews  115 results

Echocardiographic Screening Detects Rheumatic Heart Disease and Missed Opportunities in...
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0846
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Hempenstall A, Howell E et. al.

Jan 12th, 2021 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is almost entirely preventable, but the incidence in indigenous Australians remains one of the highest in the world. A community-based echocardiogram screening program of 862 Torres Strait Islander children identified...

Invasive group A streptococcal infections in North West England: epidemiology, risk fac...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2020.06.007
Public Health; Blagden S, Watts V et. al.

Aug 13th, 2020 - In England, notifications of invasive group A streptococcal (iGAS) infections have increased since 2015. We describe time trends, risk factors, as well as clinical and infection characteristics amongst iGAS cases in North West England, focussing o...

Cross-serotype protection against group A Streptococcal infections induced by immunizat...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7363907
Nature Communications; Sanduja P, Gupta M et. al.

Jul 16th, 2020 - Group A Streptococcus (GAS) infection causes a range of diseases, but vaccine development is hampered by the high number of serotypes. Here, using reverse vaccinology the authors identify SPy_2191 as a cross-protective vaccine candidate. From 18 i...

Group A Streptococcal Infections in Children.
https://doi.org/10.2174/1573396316666200704152246
Current Pediatric Reviews; Ahmed MI, Saunders RV et. al.

Jul 5th, 2020 - Invasive group A streptococcal disease (iGAS) can have varied clinical presentations in children, are responsible for prolonged hospital stays and can cause mortality and long-term morbidity in children. Over the last decade, there has been an inc...

Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections Among People Who Inject Drugs and People Expe...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa787
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Valenciano SJ, Onukwube J et. al.

Jun 16th, 2020 - Reported outbreaks of invasive group A Streptococcus (iGAS) infections among people who inject drugs (PWID) and people experiencing homelessness (PEH) have increased, concurrent with rising US iGAS rates. We describe epidemiology among iGAS patien...

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Guidelines  1 results

Scarlet fever changes its spots
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(19)30494-3/fulltext
The Lancet Infectious Diseases;

Sep 9th, 2019 - Historically, the human pathogen Streptococcus pyogenes (group A streptococcus) was a major cause of death as a result of sepsis and fatal epidemics of scarlet fever.1 Despite a decline in the incidence and severity of these toxin-mediated disease...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  125 results

Echocardiographic Screening Detects Rheumatic Heart Disease and Missed Opportunities in...
https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.20-0846
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Hempenstall A, Howell E et. al.

Jan 12th, 2021 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD) is almost entirely preventable, but the incidence in indigenous Australians remains one of the highest in the world. A community-based echocardiogram screening program of 862 Torres Strait Islander children identified...

Invasive group A streptococcal infections in North West England: epidemiology, risk fac...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.puhe.2020.06.007
Public Health; Blagden S, Watts V et. al.

Aug 13th, 2020 - In England, notifications of invasive group A streptococcal (iGAS) infections have increased since 2015. We describe time trends, risk factors, as well as clinical and infection characteristics amongst iGAS cases in North West England, focussing o...

Cross-serotype protection against group A Streptococcal infections induced by immunizat...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7363907
Nature Communications; Sanduja P, Gupta M et. al.

Jul 16th, 2020 - Group A Streptococcus (GAS) infection causes a range of diseases, but vaccine development is hampered by the high number of serotypes. Here, using reverse vaccinology the authors identify SPy_2191 as a cross-protective vaccine candidate. From 18 i...

Group A Streptococcal Infections in Children.
https://doi.org/10.2174/1573396316666200704152246
Current Pediatric Reviews; Ahmed MI, Saunders RV et. al.

Jul 5th, 2020 - Invasive group A streptococcal disease (iGAS) can have varied clinical presentations in children, are responsible for prolonged hospital stays and can cause mortality and long-term morbidity in children. Over the last decade, there has been an inc...

Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections Among People Who Inject Drugs and People Expe...
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa787
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Valenciano SJ, Onukwube J et. al.

Jun 16th, 2020 - Reported outbreaks of invasive group A Streptococcus (iGAS) infections among people who inject drugs (PWID) and people experiencing homelessness (PEH) have increased, concurrent with rising US iGAS rates. We describe epidemiology among iGAS patien...

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News  11 results

Measles, scarlet fever among infectious diseases to watch for in 2020
https://www.mdedge.com/jcomjournal/article/216752/infectious-diseases/measles-scarlet-fever-among-infectious-diseases-watch?channel=39313
Jeff Craven

Feb 5th, 2020 - ORLANDO – Dermatologists may have to contend with some of mankind’s oldest diseases – from group A streptococcus to measles – leading into 2020, Justin Finch, MD, said at the ODAC Dermatology, Aesthetic, & Surgical Conference. Dr.

Scarlet fever changes its spots
https://www.thelancet.com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(19)30494-3/fulltext
The Lancet Infectious Diseases;

Sep 9th, 2019 - Historically, the human pathogen Streptococcus pyogenes (group A streptococcus) was a major cause of death as a result of sepsis and fatal epidemics of scarlet fever.1 Despite a decline in the incidence and severity of these toxin-mediated disease...

Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Manifestations of and Best Treatment Practices for Streptococcal Infections?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/850471_6

Sep 2nd, 2015 - Streptococcus carriers are unlikely to spread the organism to their close contacts and are at very low risk, if any, of developing suppurative complications or nonsuppurative complications (eg, acute rheumatic fever). Continuous antimicrobial prop...

Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Manifestations of and Best Treatment Practices for Streptococcal Infections?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/850471_2

Sep 2nd, 2015 - Group A streptococcal infections can cause a diverse variety of suppurative diseases and nonsuppurative postinfectious sequelae. The suppurative spectrum of group A streptococcal infection diseases includes the following: Pharyngitis, with or with...

OCD and Tourette's Not Linked to Strep Infection
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/infectioncontrol/16216

Sep 30th, 2009 - Action Points Explain to interested patients that there is little evidence that OCD and Tourette's are caused or exacerbated by group A streptococcal infections. Note that the study found a very weak association between possible streptococcal infe...

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