Group A Streptococcal Puerperal Sepsis: Historical Review and 1990s Resurgence

Lawrence Nathan, Kenneth J. Leveno

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Abstract

There appears to be a resurgence of puerperal sepsis due to a historically important pathogen, group A ß-hemolytic Streptococcus.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)252-255
Number of pages4
JournalInfectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Volume1
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

Keywords

  • Group A streptococcus
  • puerperal fever
  • sepsis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Dermatology
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Infectious Diseases

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