Group A streptococci (GAS) show an incredible history of changing disease pattern (1).
What does GAS stand for?
GAS stands for Group A Streptococci (bacteria)
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We have 262 other meanings of GAS in our Acronym Attic
- Government against Society
- Government Auditing Standards
- GPS Antenna System
- Graduate Assessment Survey
- Graef, Anhalt, Schloemer and Associates Inc.
- Great American Smokeout
- Greetings and Salutations
- Grind Ambition Success
- Ground Aided Seeker
- Ground Analysis Software
- Group A, B-Hemolytic Streptococci bacteria
- Groupe Accueil Solidarité (French: Solidarity Group Home)
- Groupe d'Anthropologie Scolastique (French: Scholastic Anthropology Group)
- Growth Arrest-Specific
- Guild of All Souls
- Guilty As Sin :-)
- Guitar Acquisition Syndrome
- Gunner's Auxiliary Sight (secondary optics on an M-1 Abrams tank)
- GPS (Global Positioning System) Antenna System 1
- Growth Arrest-Specific 1 (antibody; also seen as GAS-1)
Samples in periodicals archive:
False-positive rapid antigen detection test results: reduced specificity in the absence of group A streptococci in the upper respiratory tract.
Community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) might be on the tips of everyone's tongues these days, but group A streptococci remain the cause of most cases of cellulitis that can't be cultured because the patients lack abscesses or wounds, Dr.
SEVERE STREPTOCOCCAL INFECTIONS Some strains of group A streptococci (GAS) cause severe infection.
Group A streptococci from a remote community have novel multilocus genotypes but share emm types and housekeeping alleles with isolates from worldwide sources.
pyogenes has never been observed to date, the increasing rates of macrolide-resistant group A streptococci (MRGAS) pose considerable clinical problems in many countries (4).
Erythromycin-resistant group A streptococci in schoolchildren in Pittsburgh.
Bacterial interference: effects of oral antibiotics on the normal throat flora and its ability to interfere with group A streptococci.