Volume 9, Number 8—August 2003
Invasive Group A Streptococcal Disease: Risk Factors for Adults
|Clinical syndromesa||Patients N=139 (%)|
|Primary bacteremia (without focus)||57 (41)|
|Septic arthritis||11 (8)|
|Necrotizing fasciitis||9 (6)|
|Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome||6 (4)|
|Puerperal sepsis||2 (2)|
|Urologic syndrome||1 (1)|
|Other syndrome||18 (13)|
aPatients may appear in more than one category.
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