Strep A - What you need to know

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Group A streptococcus (GAS) is a common bacteria. Lots of us carry it in our throats and on our skin and it doesn’t always result in illness. However, GAS does cause a number of infections, some mild and some more serious.

How is it spread?

Which infections does GAS cause?

What should parents look out for?

How can we stop infections from spreading?

Strep A Please click this link for information

NHSE current Strep A information (8th December 2022)


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