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glossary:streptococcal_infection [2008/05/09 06:54]
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|+||[[Infection]] with one of the streptococcal [[bacteria]]. Strep infection can cause [[pus]]-filled abscesses on the [[skin]] or internal organs, and can migrate through the [[blood]] to infect the [[heart]], meninges, and other areas. Treatment is with [[antibiotic]]s and drainage of [[abscess]]es as needed. |