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Who is most at risk of getting invasive group a streptococcal disease?
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Dr. Gamal Boutros
Neurology
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In brief: Invasive strept
Most people do not get invasive disease--except diabetics, cancer, immune deficient, kidney dialysis, big infected wound.

In brief: Invasive strept
Most people do not get invasive disease--except diabetics, cancer, immune deficient, kidney dialysis, big infected wound.
Dr. Gamal Boutros
Dr. Gamal Boutros
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Dr. Tony Ho
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Immunosuppressed
As with other infections, those most at risk for invasive gas infection are the ones with chronic disease and/or immunosuppression.
Open wounds that would allow strep to proceed into deeper tissues would also put the patient at risk.

In brief: Immunosuppressed
As with other infections, those most at risk for invasive gas infection are the ones with chronic disease and/or immunosuppression.
Open wounds that would allow strep to proceed into deeper tissues would also put the patient at risk.
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho
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