Invasive Group A streptococcal fasciitis with associated toxic shock


IVIG is recommended when evidence of systemic inflammation and end organ hypoperfusion with fever, tachycardia, tachypnea and hypotension.


1 g/kg on day one and 0.5 g/kg per day on days 2 and 3 OR 0.15 g/kg per day for 5 days.