Scientists Discover New Dangerous Subtype of Streptococcus pyogenes

A team of scientists led by Imperial College London has discovered a new subtype of emm89 Streptococcus pyogenes that has contributed to a rise in disease cases in the United Kingdom over the last two decades. The human pathogen Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A Streptococcus) causes around 600 million infections per year worldwide. Severe infections can [...] —> Read More