Control measures for invasive group A streptococci (iGAS) outbreaks in care homes.

Abstract

OBJECTIVES The incidence of invasive group A streptococcal infections (iGAS) is increasing in Europe, with a particularly high morbidity and mortality in the elderly. Control of outbreaks in care homes is therefore important; but is unclear how best to manage these incidents. We attempted to identify which control measures are most likely to be effective… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2011.11.017

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