Tag: Scarlet Fever

  • Bacterial and Parasitic Infections

    Bacterial and Parasitic Infections

    * Diphtheria: it is due to the lysogénée bacteria strain that produces exotoxin. C. The diphtheria that do not produce exotoxin may be responsible for angina false membranes, but also septicemia (and secondary locations: endocarditis) but do not induce the disease diphtheria. Diphtheria is a little immunizing disease which justifies vaccination for convalescent patients. *…

  • Scarlet Fever

    Scarlet Fever

    * It is due to group A streptococcus infected by a bacteriophage; poisoning by erythrogenic toxin secretion. Is experienced especially in children 5 to 10 years; exceptional in infants and rare in adults. Scarlet provides good immunity against streptococcus involved and the toxin. * The rash installs in less than 48 hours. First appears on…