Group C beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections in children: nine pediatric cases and review.

@article{Arditi1989GroupCB,
  title={Group C beta-hemolytic streptococcal infections in children: nine pediatric cases and review.},
  author={Moshe Arditi and Stanford T. Shulman and A Todd Davis and Ram Yogev},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  year={1989},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={34-45}
}
Streptococci of Lancefield group C colonize healthy individuals but infrequently cause invasive disease. Eight pediatric cases of infection due to group C streptococci were identified in a retrospective survey of a recent 6-year period at a children's hospital. An additional case of group C meningitis diagnosed in 1975 was included. These nine cases and 22 pediatric cases from the literature are presented to illustrate important points with respect to clinical presentations and complications… CONTINUE READING

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