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Acute Colitis in a Patient with Streptococcus pyogenes Bacteremia

Published:October 09, 2017DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2017.09.022
      Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as group A Streptococcus, is a well-known cause of anal disease in pediatric populations but rarely causes gastroenterologic disease in adults. We present a case of S. pyogenes bacteremia associated with severe colitis in a young woman.
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