Monday, March 27, 2023

Streptococcus cases after the quadruple covid pandemic

The incidence of cases of group A streptococcus disease in children and young people after quadrupling rates since 2019. In December, several autonomous communities such as Madrid or Andalusia reported, stabilized. more than twenty with two deceased children. The panic in Spain comes weeks after the United Kingdom reported a significant increase compared to previous years.

Psidium bacterium by the bacterium Streptococcus pyogenes, a pathogen that most frequently produces a variety of infectious processes -mild or severe, from pharyngitis, tonsillitis, scarlet fever, as well as invasive and serious diseases, such as fasciitis or septic ulcers.

Of the disease spread by respiratory droplets, contact with the mucous membranes of the mouth or nose with infectious respiratory secretions or exudates from skin lesions. The infection is transmitted up to 24 hours after the antibiotic treatment is completed.

Despite the data reported in February, the risk is decreasing. But serious cases continue to be reported. For according to Spain, according to the information of communities such as the Communities of Valencia, Extremadura, Galicia, Navarre, Catalonia or the Basque Country; or not in cases of significant growth of invasive infection by Streptococcus pyogenes in relation to previous periods until the pandemic period.

They perceived that the same thing had happened in Britain, in the second month of the year massive drop in strep A cases The kids were in.

Currently, invasive infections by this bacterium are not among the notifiable diseases included in the following within the National Epidemiological Surveillance Network.

However, the executive was confirmed by the Coordination Center for Health Alerts and Emergencies (CCAES) Directorate General of Public Health (DGSP) Communities have been informed of the current situationTherefore, retrospective and introspective notifications of cases of streptococci A should be sent to “best assess the situation in Spain”.

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