TABLE 2

Clinical manifestations of noninvasive and invasive GAS infection by age categorya

TABLE 2
  • a GAS, group A streptococcus; NS, not stated; N, number of cases with clinical manifestations.

  • b Hand sepsis is considered noninvasive because infection was inoculated through the skin.

  • c Other, symptoms of another disease(s) occurring in <5 patients, including osteitis, osteomyelitis, empyema, and meningitis, among others.