Sudden death due to streptococcal infection.

  title={Sudden death due to streptococcal infection.},
  author={A B Hartsough and Thomas E Henry and Bruce O Parks},
  journal={Journal of forensic sciences},
  volume={36 5},
Sudden unexpected deaths form a large population of medical examiner caseloads. Presented are the clinical, pathologic, and virulence features of sudden death due to Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcus. Emphasis is placed on the importance of post-mortem cultures. Case histories are included to illustrate the sometimes unusual presentation of this disease… CONTINUE READING