The Serological Classification of Streptococcus pyogenes

@article{Griffith1934TheSC,
  title={The Serological Classification of Streptococcus pyogenes},
  author={Fred. Griffith},
  journal={Epidemiology and Infection},
  year={1934},
  volume={34},
  pages={542 - 584}
}
  • F. Griffith
  • Published 1 December 1934
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Epidemiology and Infection
The haemolytic streptococci associated with scarlet fever, tonsillitis, septic conditions, etc., belong to one group or species designated Streptococcus pyogenes. Cultural and serological aids to the identification of Str. pyogenes are described. The epidemiologically significant types of Str. pyogenes appear to be about 20 in number, though probably more than thirty type sera will be necessary for the complete analysis of the group. So far twenty-seven individual serological types have been… 
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