Guidelines for prevention and control of group A streptococcal infection in acute healthcare and maternity settings in the UK.

Abstract

Hospital outbreaks of group A streptococcal (GAS) infection can be devastating and occasionally result in the death of previously well patients. Approximately one in ten cases of severe GAS infection is healthcare-associated. This guidance, produced by a multidisciplinary working group, provides an evidence-based systematic approach to the investigation of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jinf.2011.11.001

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