Streptococcal infection may have a low fever and thickened nasal discharge. Other Symptoms includes Fever, swollen glands or lymph nodes. The treatment for GAS sore throats is penicillin taken orally or by a shot. Ampicillin, amoxicillin, or oral cephalosporins are sometimes used as alternatives.
The Centers for Disease and Prevention estimates there are between 500-700 cases of necrotizing fasciitis each year. Group A streptococcal disease is endemic worldwide, but invasive disease is believed to be more common in lesser developed countries. Overall, the range of incidence rates per county was from less than 1.0 to 4.0 cases per 100,000 populations.