Prognosis of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease


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About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease usually refers to the likely outcome of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease. The prognosis of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease may include the duration of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease, chances of complications of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Mortality rate for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease: 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
Death rate: 11.8% fatality rate for invasive GAS disease (MMWR 1999)

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

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