Streptococci (Streps) are bacteria that can be found on the skin of humans and dogs. Streps are involved in rheumatic fever and post-rheumatic kidney and heart disease. The Skin sores and Streps fact sheet answers questions, including:
- What are skin sores?
- What are Streptococci?
- How do Streps make people sick?
- How are dogs in remote communities linked to Strep?
- How do we prevent people getting sick from Strep?