What information should be given to close contacts of a patient with invasive group A streptococcal (GAS) infection?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Zartash Zafar Khan, MD, FACP; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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All household contacts of a patient with invasive GAS disease should be informed of the clinical manifestations of invasive disease and counseled to seek immediate medical attention upon development of such symptoms.


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