TITLE

Strep Throat Over and Over: How Frequent? How Real?

AUTHOR(S)
Bisno, Alan L.; Kaplan, Edward L.
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Sep2006, Vol. 81 Issue 9, p1153
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the study related to acute pharyngitis in children. It is known to be one of the most common illness wherein children are brought to pediatricians and other primary care physicians. Researchers made use of the database of the Rochester Epidemiology Project to arrive at an estimate of the prevalence pf recurring group A streptococcus pharyngitis episodes for 1996-1998. Such episodes were defined as a proof of a sore throat with a positive rapid antigen or positive throat.
ACCESSION #
22355227

 

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