Streptococcus pyogenes: Basic Biology to Clinical Manifestations
by J.J. Ferretti, D.L. Stevens, V.A. Fischetti (eds.)
Publisher: University of Oklahoma 2016
Number of pages: 738
This book is focused on one of the streptococci, Streptococcus pyogenes (the group A Streptococcus), the bacteria responsible for diseases, such as scarlet fever, pharyngitis, impetigo, cellulitis, necrotizing fasciitis and toxic shock syndrome, as well as the sequelae of rheumatic fever and acute poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis.
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