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Abstract

The authors treated a patient for what appears to be the first reported occurrence of acute peritonitis and salpingitis associated with streptococcal toxic shock syndrome (STSS). This was caused by Lancefield group G -haemolytic subsp. TKCH2004-001. The isolate showed M protein type and carried the gene. To the best of the authors' knowledge, the present report represents the first case of STSS complicating acute peritonitis and salpingitis caused by Lancefield group G -haemolytic subsp. .

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