Thursday, July 12, 2012

Invasive Streptococcus- a Lethal Pathogen

Here is an New York Times newspaper article on the virulence and danger of invasive streptococcal disease. The newspaper article features a quote from VCU's own Dr. Michael Edmond.

The story is a strong reminder of the difficulty in making an early diagnosis as the clinical findings may be subtle. Sadly, as chronicled in the article, a delay in diagnosis and treatment can be fatal.

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