Group A Streptococcus (GAS) and Scarlet Fever   

What is Group A Streptococcus?
Group A Streptococcus is the name given to a type of bacteria sometimes found in the throat or on the skin. Group A Streptococcus usually causes mild illness like sore throats and skin infections. Rarely these bacteria can cause severe and life threatening illness called invasive Group A Streptococcal disease. 
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Updated 9.12.2022

Published: Dec 8, 2022