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Group A Strep – What you need to know

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Intended Audience Group
Infection Control
Aims and Objectives

This webpage provides information on what are the different infections there are linked to  Group A Strep.  Adults can get strep A infections but they’re more common in children.

  • Group A streptococcus (GAS), also referred to as Strep A is a common bacterium.
  • Invasive group A strep, known as iGAS

It also provides guidance for parents, carers and schools.

Bedford Borough, BLMK, Central Bedfordshire, Luton Borough, Milton Keynes,
Frequency / Length
Resource / Organisation
Department of Health & Social Care
Training delivered by:
Cost, Funded or Free