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87 Possible Causes for Community-acquired Infection, Gram-Positive Coccus, Shock

  • Pneumococcal Pneumonia

    Abstract Pneumococcal pneumonia is the most severe of the common community-acquired pulmonary infections.[] […] pneumococcal pneumonia without shock) are shown in table 2 .[] Streptococcus pneumoniae is a Gram-positive coccus that may be found in pairs or in short chains.[]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Infection

    Staphylococcus aureus bacteremia (SAB) is a common and increasingly recognized hospital- and community-acquired infection.[] These patients did not meet the criteria for a clinical diagnosis of toxic shock syndrome.[] Abstract Staphylococcus aureus is a Gram-positive coccus that interacts with human hosts on a spectrum from quiet commensal to deadly pathogen.[]

  • Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    Of nine patients, six had neurosurgical conditions, and five had upper respiratory tract infections. Eight cases were community-acquired.[] Group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus (pyogenes) has been associated recently with toxic-shock-like syndrome similar to staphylococcal toxic shock as described originally in[] Infection Related Articles Group A Strep (GAS) Infection Facts Streptococcus pyogenes , also known as group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus , or group A strep ( GAS ) is a gram-positive[]

  • Streptococcal Infection

    Patients undergoing emergency surgery for community-acquired complicated intra-abdominal infection were enrolled prospectively.[] shock.[] Infection Related Articles Group A Strep (GAS) Infection Facts Streptococcus pyogenes , also known as group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus , or group A strep ( GAS ) is a gram-positive[]

  • Streptococcus Pyogenes Pneumonia

    Although this microorganism is an uncommon cause of community-acquired pneumonia, previously healthy individuals may be infected and the clinical course may be fulminant.[] […] and/or toxic shock syndrome.[] Microbiological characteristics Streptococcus pneumoniae is a gram-positive coccus.[]

  • Staphylococcus Aureus Meningitis

    The clinical characteristics found in patients with MSSA infection included underlying medical disorders (75%), community-acquired infection (75%) and mortality rate (13%)[] CONCLUSIONS: Hematogenous S aureus meningitis is a severe disease with a high mortality related to age, presence of shock, and infection with strains of phage type 95.[] Keywords Mortality Rate Clinical Study Meningitis Mental Status Septic Shock These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.[]

  • Necrotizing Fasciitis

    Definition / general Uncommon fulminant soft tissue infection characterized by extensive fascial necrosis Usually due to group A streptococci, also community-acquired MRSA[] Results: Of 4127 cases of debrided NF with shock at 121 centers, only 164 patients (4%) at 61 centers received IVIG.[] Cause of Necrotizing Fasciitis Group A Strep Streptococcus pyogenes , also known as group A beta-hemolytic Streptococcus, or group A strep (GAS) is a gram-positive coccus[]

  • Staphylococcal Septicemia

    MRSA has also been recognized with increasing frequency in community-acquired infections. [7] The symptoms of a Staph Infection include a collection of pus, such as a boil[] […] w acute organ dysfunction, w coagulase negative Staph septicemia Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction Septic shock with acute organ dysfunction due to coagulate-negative[] In North America, conversely, community-acquired MRSA infections are rapidly emerging, accounting for 60 to 75% of all isolates in the community ( 72 , 73 ).[]

  • Pharyngitis due to Group A Beta-Hemolytic Streptococcus

    Community-acquired, methicillin-resistant and methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus musculoskeletal infections in children.[] Pyrogenic exotoxins (erythrogenic toxins) are responsible for the rash in scarlet fever and enhanced susceptibility to endotoxic shock.[] […] settings, the military, school, etc.[5] Reservoirs: The human throat and skin are the reservoirs for S. pyogenes .[2] Specific Microbial Characteristics: S. pyogenes is a gram-positive[]

  • Streptococcal Septicemia

    Suspected Sources of Sepsis Source Pneumonia Intra-abdominal Infections Skin and Soft Tissue Infections Urinary Tract Infections Bacterial Meningitis Major community- acquired[] Increased frequencies of streptococcal toxic shock syndrome caused by group A streptococcus (GAS) have been noted worldwide during the last 15 years.[] - Discussion: - gram positive coccus - spetrum of streptococci pyogenes infections: - most common cause of celluitis and lymphangitis; - superficial form of infection is called[]

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