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Title: Guidelines for the control of acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis - 1997
Authors: Northern Territory. Centre for Disease Control.
Issue Date: 1997
Publisher: Centre for Disease Control, Territory Health Services
Abstract: Acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis (APSGN) is an inflammatory disease of the kidneys which occurs two to three weeks after skin or throat infection with a particular type of bacteria called group A streptococcus (or occasionally groups C or G streptococcus). In the Northern Territory (NT) most cases follow skin rather than throat infections because skin infections are the more common problem. Not all types of streptococcus cause kidney problems but only those caused by "nephritogenic" strains.
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Type: Report
Subjects: Glomerulonephritis
Streptococcal infections
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