The UK prevalence of scarlet fever, a Group A streptococcal infection, is increasing. We present an unusual case of suspected recurrent scarlet fever in a member of the UK Armed Forces. Treatments, occupational implication and public health measures to mitigate the risk of disease spread.
- scarlet fever
- group A streptococcus
- streptococcus pyogenes
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Contributors AJMB: abstract, case history, examination, investigations, management, editing case report. RP: abstract, discussion, conclusion, editing case report. RW: editing of case report.
Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.
Competing interests None declared.
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