NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Argentina National Ministry of Health has been monitoring invasive group A streptococcus since 2018. Streptococcus pyogenes is a Gram-positive bacterium and is the most frequent...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 A Group A streptococcal disease (GAS) outbreak (Streptococcus pyogenes) at a Montreal area senior citizen center has resulted in at least four fatalities, according to a City News...

AbbVie announced Friday that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved DALVANCE® (dalbavancin) for the treatment of acute bacterial skin and skin structure infections (ABSSSI) in pediatric...

Scientists studying scarlet fever have identified a new strain of disease-causing bacteria, which may explain a rise in more serious Strep A infections in England and Wales, according to results from cases...

By NewsDesk   @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the invasive Group A Streptococcus (iGAS) outbreak in mid Essex, officials with NHS Mid Essex report the total number of patients affected by the...

By NewsDesk   @infectiousdiseasenews Health officials with NHS Mid Essex are reporting an outbreak of invasive Group A streptococcus (iGAS) infections among elderly people receiving treatment for wounds...

The Municipal Center for Early Childhood Education (CMEI) Maria Vila de Carvalho, in the municipality of Marumbi in the state of Paraná in the Southern Region of Brazil suspended activities this week...

Officials with The Epidemiology Department of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) issued a statement indicating that from Aug 26 through Sep 9, five cases of invasive disease due to Streptococcus...

The germ that causes garden-variety strep throat gets most of its bad rap for the misery of swollen tonsils and missed school days, but this wily pathogen has a lesser known, darker side. The bacterium,...

Group A streptococci are bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin. The vast majority of GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses, such as strep throat and impetigo. Occasionally, however,...