Dr. Willoughby Discusses Cases Where Strep Throat Leads to Toxic Shock, Death

In an article in Everyday Health, Dr. Rodney Willoughby (PediatricsInfectious Disease) discusses rare cases in which the bacteria responsible for causing strep throat — group A Streptococcus — can penetrate beyond the superficial surfaces of the body and lead to necrotizing fasciitis, toxic shock syndrome, and even death.

Everyday Health, June 8, 2012

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