Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis Bacteremia, Finland, 1995–2004
Published Date:May 2010
Source:Emerg Infect Dis. 16(5):843-846.
Keywords:1995–2004. Emerg Infect Dis [serial On The Internet]. 2010 May [date Cited]. Http://www.cdc.gov/EID/content/16/5/843.htm
Aged, 80 And Over
Bacterial Outer Membrane Proteins
Severity Of Illness Index
Streptococcus Dysgalactiae Subsp. Equisimilis
Suggested Citation For This Article: Rantala S
Syrjänen J. Streptococcus Dysgalactiae Subsp. Equisimilis Bacteremia
Description:We conducted a retrospective population-based study of 140 episodes of Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis bacteremia occurring in Finland during 1995-2004. Rare emm types were associated with more severe disease and increased mortality rates. Skin and soft tissue infections were more frequent clinical signs among cases caused by common emm types.
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