We report 3 cases of fulminant hemorrhagic pneumonia in previously health patients. Sudden-onset hemoptysis and dyspnea developed; all 3 patients and died <12 h later of massive pulmonary bleeding, despite aggressive supportive care. Postmortem analysis showed that the illnesses were caused by group A Streptococcus emm1/sequence type 28 strains.

Santagati, M., Spanu, T., Scillato, M., Santangelo, R., Cavallaro, F., Arena, V., Castiglione, G., Falcone, M., Venditti, M., Stefani, S., Rapidly Fatal Hemorrhagic Pneumonia and Group A Streptococcus Serotype M1 , 2014 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/53028]

Rapidly Fatal Hemorrhagic Pneumonia and Group A Streptococcus Serotype M1

Spanu, Teresa;Santangelo, Rosaria;Cavallaro, Fabio;Arena, Vincenzo;
2014

Abstract

We report 3 cases of fulminant hemorrhagic pneumonia in previously health patients. Sudden-onset hemoptysis and dyspnea developed; all 3 patients and died <12 h later of massive pulmonary bleeding, despite aggressive supportive care. Postmortem analysis showed that the illnesses were caused by group A Streptococcus emm1/sequence type 28 strains.
2014
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Santagati, M., Spanu, T., Scillato, M., Santangelo, R., Cavallaro, F., Arena, V., Castiglione, G., Falcone, M., Venditti, M., Stefani, S., Rapidly Fatal Hemorrhagic Pneumonia and Group A Streptococcus Serotype M1 , 2014 [http://hdl.handle.net/10807/53028]
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