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Emergent Invasive Group A Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. Equisimilis, United States, 2015-2018.

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Summary of "Emergent Invasive Group A Streptococcus dysgalactiae subsp. Equisimilis, United States, 2015-2018."

The term group A Streptococcus is considered synonymous for the species Streptococcus pyogenes. We describe an emergent invasive S. dysgalactiae subspecies equisimilis lineage that obtained the group A antigen through a single ancestral recombination event between a group C S. dysgalactiae subsp. equisimilis strain and group A S. pyogenes strain.

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Name: Emerging infectious diseases
ISSN: 1080-6059
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