Deaths from Invasive group A Streptococcal disease


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Death rate: 11.8% fatality rate for invasive GAS disease (MMWR 1999)
Mortality rate: About 20% of patients with necrotizing fasciitis and more than half with STSS die. About 10%-15% of patients with other forms of invasive group A streptococcal disease die. 1

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1. excerpt from Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease General: DBMD

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