Group B streptococcal necrotizing fasciitis and toxic shock-like syndrome: a case report and review of the literature.
|Scand J Infect Dis. 2003;35(11-12):878-81.|
Crum NF, Wallace MR.
Department of Internal Medicine, Naval Medical Center San Diego, San Diego, CA 92134-1005, USA. firstname.lastname@example.org
We report the fourth case of group B streptococcal (GBS) necrotizing fasciitis and toxic shock-like syndrome. Since the mechanism of GBS toxic shock may be similar to Group A Streptococcus, intravenous immunoglobulin should be considered as an adjunct to clindamycin-based antibiotic therapy.
- Case Reports
- Review of Reported Cases
PMID: 14723367 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]