The Association between Invasive Group A Streptococcal Diseases and Viral Respiratory Tract Infections

@inproceedings{Herrera2016TheAB,
  title={The Association between Invasive Group A Streptococcal Diseases and Viral Respiratory Tract Infections},
  author={Andrea Lorena Herrera and Victor C. Huber and Michelle A. Chaussee},
  booktitle={Front. Microbiol.},
  year={2016}
}
Viral infections of the upper respiratory tract are associated with a variety of invasive diseases caused by Streptococcus pyogenes, the group A streptococcus, including pneumonia, necrotizing fasciitis, toxic shock syndrome, and bacteremia. While these polymicrobial infections, or superinfections, are complex, progress has been made in understanding the molecular basis of disease. Areas of investigation have included the characterization of virus-induced changes in innate immunity, differences… CONTINUE READING
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