Group A streptococcal pharyngitis is an acute infection, mainly of the oropharynx, caused by Streptococcus pyogenes. Tonsillar or pharyngeal exudates. But if left undiagnosed, it, too, can lead to serious complications. We screened candidates, of whom were excluded, and two declined to participate. A sore throat is usually caused by an irritation or a virus.
To see the full article, log in or purchase access. Has early, prompt antibiotic treatment suppressed natural immunity? RADT specificity ranges from 90 to 99 percent.