Mode of Transmission

  
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Case Studies:
Necrotizing Fasciitis:  A Cat's Story
Scarlet Fever: Foodbourne at Private Schools
Streptococcal Toxic Shock Syndrome: Canine Case
Streptococcal Pharyngitis:  Nepal

Related Sites:
www.ha.org.hk/qmh/micro/strept.htm
www.textbookofbacteriology.net/streptococcus.html
www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphp-dgspsp/msds-ftss/msds148e.html
www.medinfo.ufl.edu
www.healthlink.mcw.edu
www.kidshealth.org
www.dermatology.about.com
www.state.sd.us
 

Mode of Transmission
      -Direct or intimate contact with large nasal respiratory droplets of a patient or carrier during the two week period for identification of organism, prior to the appearace of lesions
     -Group A Streptococci may be spread from humans to cattle, and vise versa, through raw milk
     -Outbreaks may result from ingestion of contaminated foods
(www.hc-sc.gc.ca/pphp-dgspsp/msds-ftss/msds148e.html)
 

Source: www.textbookofbacteriology.net/streptococcus.html