What is Streptococcus Pyogenes? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment


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Which of the following illnesses caused by S. pyogenes is the most serious?

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1. Which of the following statements about the occurrence of S. pyogenes illnesses best characterizes its occurrence throughout the world?

2. What best accounts for the varied nature and severity of S. pyogenes illnesses?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet will measure your understanding of Streptococcus pyogenes. Material you need to understand in order to pass the quiz includes information about S. pyogenes infections and a secondary infection as a result of poor treatment of S. pyogenes.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use the following printable worksheet and quiz to understand:

  • Information about S. pyogenes
  • Illnesses that result from an S. pyogenes infection
  • Secondary infection as a result from poor treatment of an S. pyogenes infection
  • Range of severity of S. pyogenes
  • Relationship between treatment and S. pyogenes

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related microbiology lesson
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify the range of severity of S. pyogenes infections
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the relationship between treatment and S. pyogenes

Additional Learning

To fully understand information about an infection, review the related lesson titled What is Streptococcus Pyogenes? - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. The lesson contains the following objectives:

  • Identify what Streptococcus pyogenes is and what causes it
  • Learn about how this infection is contracted
  • Review the different types of illnesses that S. pyogenes causes
  • Recall the importance of treatment with an S. pyogenes infection