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Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology
Volume 19 (2008), Issue 1, Pages 69-71
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2008/246468
Case Report

A Case of Necrotizing Fasciitis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 5 in Saskatchewan

Meenakshi Dawar,1 Bob Russell,2 Karen McClean,3 Paul N Levett,4 Gregory J Tyrrell,5 and James Irvine6

1Canadian Field Epidemiology Program, Public Health Agency of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
2Saskatoon Health Region, Saskatoon, Canada
3Division of Infectious Diseases, Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, Canada
4Saskatchewan Disease Control Laboratory, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
5National Centre for Streptococcus, Provincial Laboratory for Public Health, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
6Saskatchewan Northern Health Authorities, Saskatchewan, Canada

Received 18 May 2007; Accepted 4 September 2007

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How to Cite this Article

Meenakshi Dawar, Bob Russell, Karen McClean, Paul N Levett, Gregory J Tyrrell, and James Irvine, “A Case of Necrotizing Fasciitis due to Streptococcus pneumoniae Serotype 5 in Saskatchewan,” Canadian Journal of Infectious Diseases and Medical Microbiology, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 69-71, 2008. doi:10.1155/2008/246468