Treatments for Invasive group A Streptococcal disease


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Treatments of Invasive group A Streptococcal disease discussion: GAS infections can be treated with many different antibiotics. Early treatment may reduce the risk of death from invasive group A streptococcal disease. However, even the best medical care does not prevent death in every case. For those with very severe illness, supportive care in an intensive care unit may be needed. For persons with necrotizing fasciitis, surgery often is needed to remove damaged tissue. 1

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

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