An Outbreak of Streptococcus pyogenes Surgical Site Infections in a Cardiovascular Surgery Department

Tekce Y. T. , ERBAY A. , Unaldi O., Cabadak H., Sen S., Durmaz R.

SURGICAL INFECTIONS, vol.16, no.2, pp.151-154, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 16 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1089/sur.2014.012
  • Title of Journal : SURGICAL INFECTIONS
  • Page Numbers: pp.151-154


Background: We report an outbreak of surgical site infections due to genetically related strains of Streptococcus pyogenes in a cardiovascular surgery department.