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Unusual case of suspected recurrent scarlet fever in a UK serviceman

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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
  • recurrent
  • group A streptococcus
  • streptococcus pyogenes

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