Volume 9, Number 4—April 2003
Risk for Severe Group A Streptococcal Disease among Patients’ Household Contacts
|Case-pair status||Case status||ABCs area||Sex||Age (in y)||Interval (d)||Diagnosis||GAS culture results||Underlying condition||Hospitalized?|
|Household contact||Male||39||19||Erysipelas||Blood –||None||Yes|
aGAS, group A streptococcus; Active Bacterial Core Surveillance (ABCs); CA, California; CT, Connecticut; +, positive; –, negative; COPD, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; CHF, congestive heart failure.
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