Acute fatal group A Streptococcal primary peritonitis following vaginal delivery

We report a case of a 37-year-old previously healthy patient who presented to the emergency, four days after vaginal delivery, with abdominal pain and septic shock. Acute peritonitis was diagnosed and peritoneal and blood culture revealed group A streptococci. Unfortunately, the patient died within 12 hours despite adequate resuscitation and antimicrobials. The present case report highlights the importance of an early diagnosis with an adequate therapy in case of GAS peritonitis after vaginal delivery.
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