Volume 23, Number 7—July 2017
CME ACTIVITY - Research
Clonal Clusters and Virulence Factors of Group C and G Streptococcus Causing Severe Infections, Manitoba, Canada, 2012–2014
|Disease severity marker||Value|
|Severe disease||62/89 (70)|
|Streptococcal toxic shock syndrome†||14/82 (17)|
|Rapid Emergency Medicine Score >10†||29/82 (35)|
|High risk Simple Clinical Score >8†||50/82 (61)|
|Vasopressor support required†||16/84 (19)|
|Ventilatory support required†||14/84 (17)|
|Admission to intensive care unit required†||22/84 (26)|
*Values are no. patients in category/total no. patients with data available (%) except as indicated.
†Data missing or partially missing for 5–7 patients. A Rapid Emergency Medicine Score >10 and Simple Clinical Score >8 is considered high risk and associated with a 9.0%–10.3% risk of death.