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glossary:streptococcal_infection

Infection with one of the streptococcal bacteria. Strep infection can cause pus-filled abscesses on the skin or internal organs, and can migrate through the blood to infect the heart, meninges, and other areas. Treatment is with antibiotics and drainage of abscesses as needed.

glossary/streptococcal_infection.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)