A 26-year-old member asked:
If i'm a strep a carrier does that mean my body is producing antibodies to keep the strep at bay?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Pediatrics 35 years experience
Yes.: Apparently enough to keep it from invading deeper, but not enough to get rid of it entirely.
6.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Carrier: You might have antibodies to strep a, but typically it means that you just have a commensal relationship with strep a. It hangs out on your body and does not cause infection.
5.2k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Oct 3, 2016
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