M194-2

Vaginal swab of Lochia discharge: group A Streptococcus (Streptococcus pyogenes) – Shipped on February 10, 2020 FINAL RESULTS

HISTORY

A simulated vaginal swab with Lochia discharge collected from a 24 year old female postpartum with fever was sent to category A laboratories.
Participants were expected to isolate and identify group A Streptococcus.

MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from M194-2

  1. Group A Streptococcus/Streptococcus pyogenes is an important bacteria associated with childbed (puerperal) fever.

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