What causes host cell damage and inflammatory response in group A streptococcal (GAS) infections?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Zartash Zafar Khan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Various extracellular growth products and toxins produced by GAS are responsible for host cell damage and inflammatory response.


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