Group A Streptococcus endometritis following medical abortion

J Clin Microbiol. 2014 Jul;52(7):2733-5. doi: 10.1128/JCM.00711-14. Epub 2014 May 14.

Abstract

Medical abortion is not recognized as a high-risk factor for invasive pelvic infection. Here, we report two cases of group A Streptococcus (GAS; Streptococcus pyogenes) endometritis following medical abortions with a protocol of oral mifepristone and misoprostol.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal / administration & dosage
  • Abortifacient Agents, Steroidal / administration & dosage
  • Abortion, Induced / adverse effects*
  • Adult
  • Endometritis / diagnosis*
  • Endometritis / microbiology
  • Endometritis / pathology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Mifepristone / administration & dosage
  • Misoprostol / administration & dosage
  • Streptococcal Infections / diagnosis*
  • Streptococcal Infections / microbiology
  • Streptococcal Infections / pathology*
  • Streptococcus pyogenes / isolation & purification*

Substances

  • Abortifacient Agents, Nonsteroidal
  • Abortifacient Agents, Steroidal
  • Misoprostol
  • Mifepristone