Streptococcal Infections (Other)
Invasive streptococcal disease is a bacterial infection that is caused by bacteria other than Group A and Group B Streptococcus. These bacteria are usually found on the skin, throat, gastrointestinal tract and vagina. These bacteria cause illness and may include symptoms such as abdominal infections, cancer of the colon, meningitis, and pneumonia in people with health problems. Streptococcal infections can be treated with various antibiotics.