Scarlet fever, also called scarlatina in older literature, is an infectious disease
which most commonly affects children. Signs and symptoms include sore throat, ...
Two kids in the same family may both have strep infections, but one child (who is
sensitive to the toxin) may develop the rash of scarlet fever while the other ...
Dec 8, 2014 ... Scarlet fever, or scarlatina, is a bacterial infection that causes ... Strep throat can
strike both children and adults, but only about five to ten ...
is caused by certain strains of the group A streptococci bacteria (which also causes strep throat) and it is common to think of scarlet fever
as strep throat with a rash. Many children
with this infection have a high fever
initially, which may reach 103 t... More »
Jan 19, 2016 ... Scarlet fever results from group A strep infection. If your child has a sore throat
and rash, their doctor can test for strep. Quick treatment with ...
Nov 14, 2014 ... Scarlet fever is a term used for strep throat with a rash. Scarlet fever is most
common in children ages 2 to 10, but it can affect people of any age ...
Scarlet fever is an infection that can develop in people who have strep throat. ...
Scarlet fever mainly affects children between ages 5 and 15. It used to be a ...
Scarlet fever is most common in children 5 to 15 years of age. Although scarlet
fever was once considered a serious childhood illness, antibiotic treatments have
Sep 28, 2015 ... Scarlet fever occurs mostly in children aged 4-8 years. By 10 years old, up to 80
% of children have developed lifelong protective antibodies ...