KEGG   DISEASE: Scarlet fever
Entry
H01515                      Disease                                

Name
Scarlet fever;
Scarlatina
  Supergrp
Streptococcal infection [DS:H00333]
Description
Scarlet fever, also called scarlatina, is caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (GroupA Streptococcus, GAS). The important diagnostic signs of scarlet fever include fever, sore throat, rash and bright red tongue with a "strawberry" appearance. Scarlet fever can affect people of all ages, but it is usually attacking children under 10.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by Gram-positive bacteria
   H01515  Scarlet fever
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Certain staphylococcal or streptococcal diseases
   1B50  Scarlet fever
    H01515  Scarlet fever
Pathogen
Streptococcus pyogenes
Drug
Penicillin G procaine [DR:D02461]
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1B50
ICD-10: A38
MeSH: D012541
MedlinePlus: 000974
Reference
  Authors
You YH, Song YY, Yan XM, Wang HB, Zhang MH, Tao XX, Li LL, Zhang YX, Jiang XH, Zhang BH, Zhou H, Xiao D, Jin LM, Feng ZJ, Luo FJ, Zhang JZ
  Title
Molecular epidemiological characteristics of Streptococcus pyogenes strains involved in an outbreak of scarlet fever in China, 2011.
  Journal
Biomed Environ Sci 26:877-85 (2013)
DOI:10.3967/bes2013.016

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