Streptococcal infections are any type of infection caused by the streptococcus ("strep") group of bacteria.
There are several different types of Streptococci bacteria, and infections vary in severity from mild throat infections to life-threatening infections of the blood or organs. Most streptococcal infections can be treated with antibiotics.
- Necrotizing fasciitis ("flesh-eating" bacteria)
- Streptococcus pharyngitis (strep throat)
- Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS)
Streptococcus pneumoniae invasive