Diseases Caused by Group A Strep
Group A Streptococcus (group A strep) is a type of bacterium that can cause many different infections that range from minor illnesses to very serious and deadly diseases. Learn more about the signs, symptoms, and risk factors for these infections, as well as how they are treated and prevented, below.
Strep ThroatWhen is a sore throat "strep throat"? Your doctor can do a quick test to see if you or your child has strep throat...
Scarlet FeverHave a sore throat and rash? It could be scarlet fever. Your doctor can do a quick test to find out...
Post-Streptococcal GlomerulonephritisThis disease affects the kidneys and is not common but can happen after strep throat or impetigo...
- Page last reviewed: September 16, 2016
- Page last updated: September 16, 2016
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