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what are the immune response of the body to group a strep?

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Dr. Michael Ein
48 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: The 2 main non-infectious sequella of a gp.A strep. Infection are rheumatic fever and post streptococcal glomerulonephritis.
Answered on Apr 6, 2013

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