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What causes streptococcal infection in the throat? is it contagious?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Very contagious: Strep throat is caused by group a streptococcus (or streptococcus pyogenes) which is a very infectious bacteria.

Answered 7/29/2013

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