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Serological Profiling of Group A Streptococcus Infections in Acute Rheumatic Fever.
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab180
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Lorenz N, Ho TK et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Rheumatic fever is a serious post-infectious sequela of Group A Streptococcus (GAS). Prior GAS exposures were mapped in sera using a large panel of M-type specific peptides. Rheumatic fever patients had serological evidence of significantly more G...

Neurologic complications of rheumatic fever.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00002-0
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Hawkes MA, Ameriso SF

Feb 26th, 2021 - Sydenham chorea, also known as St. Vitus dance, is a major clinical criterion for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever. Clinically, it results in a combination of movement disorders and complex neuropsychiatric symptoms. Cardiac damage due to rh...

Progress in Research of Asymptomatic Primary Mitral Regurgitation Examination Methods: ...
https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.3483
The Heart Surgery Forum; Ma C, Fei X et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - Mitral regurgitation (MR) is a common valvular heart disease, which can be classified into primary and secondary, according to the cause. Primary mitral regurgitation (PMR) is caused by rheumatic fever, degenerative changes, valve prolapse, etc. T...

The number and activity of CD3+TCR Vα7.2+CD161+ cells are increased in children with ac...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.02.020
International Journal of Cardiology; Ozkaya M, Baykan A et. al.

Feb 25th, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is an autoimmune disease caused by group A β-hemolytic streptococci (GAS) and may develop into rheumatic heart disease (RHD). The pathogenesis of the ARF and RHD involves molecular mimicry and antibody-mediated mechanis...

Update on Post-Streptococcal Reactive Arthritis: Narrative Review of a Forgotten Disease.
https://doi.org/10.1007/s11926-021-00982-3 10.7812/TPP/18.304
Current Rheumatology Reports; Ahmed S, Padhan P et. al.

Feb 11th, 2021 - This topical review attempts to build the concepts of PSRA as an independent entity and discuss prevalent diagnostic criteria. It utilizes a search strategy to collate all clinical features of PSRA reported from across the world and also discusses...

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Guidelines  5 results

Revision of the Jones Criteria for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever in the era of...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIR.0000000000000205
Circulation Gewitz MH, Baltimore RS et. al.

Apr 24th, 2015 - Acute rheumatic fever remains a serious healthcare concern for the majority of the world's population despite its decline in incidence in Europe and North America. The goal of this statement was to review the historic Jones criteria used to diagno...

Position statement of the World Heart Federation on the prevention and control of rheum...
https://doi.org/10.1038/nrcardio.2013.34
Nature Reviews. Cardiology; Remenyi B, Carapetis J et. al.

Apr 2nd, 2013 - In the 21(st) century, rheumatic fever (RF) and rheumatic heart disease (RHD) are neglected diseases of marginalized communities. Globally, RHD remains the most-common cardiovascular disease in young people aged <25 years. Although RF and RHD have...

Prevention of rheumatic fever and diagnosis and treatment of acute Streptococcal pharyn...
https://doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.109.191959
Circulation Gerber MA, Baltimore RS et. al.

Feb 27th, 2009 - Primary prevention of acute rheumatic fever is accomplished by proper identification and adequate antibiotic treatment of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GAS) tonsillopharyngitis. Diagnosis of GAS pharyngitis is best accomplished by combinin...

Prevention of infective endocarditis: guidelines from the American Heart Association: a...
https://doi.org/10.14219/jada.archive.2008.0346
Journal of the American Dental Association (1939); Wilson W, Taubert KA et. al.

Mar 7th, 2008 - The purpose of this statement is to update the recommendations by the American Heart Association (AHA) for the prevention of infective endocarditis, which were last published in 1997. and A writing group appointed by the AHA for their expertise in...

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Serological Profiling of Group A Streptococcus Infections in Acute Rheumatic Fever.
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciab180
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Lorenz N, Ho TK et. al.

Feb 27th, 2021 - Rheumatic fever is a serious post-infectious sequela of Group A Streptococcus (GAS). Prior GAS exposures were mapped in sera using a large panel of M-type specific peptides. Rheumatic fever patients had serological evidence of significantly more G...

Neurologic complications of rheumatic fever.
https://doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-819814-8.00002-0
Handbook of Clinical Neurology; Hawkes MA, Ameriso SF

Feb 26th, 2021 - Sydenham chorea, also known as St. Vitus dance, is a major clinical criterion for the diagnosis of acute rheumatic fever. Clinically, it results in a combination of movement disorders and complex neuropsychiatric symptoms. Cardiac damage due to rh...

Progress in Research of Asymptomatic Primary Mitral Regurgitation Examination Methods: ...
https://doi.org/10.1532/hsf.3483
The Heart Surgery Forum; Ma C, Fei X et. al.

Feb 26th, 2021 - Mitral regurgitation (MR) is a common valvular heart disease, which can be classified into primary and secondary, according to the cause. Primary mitral regurgitation (PMR) is caused by rheumatic fever, degenerative changes, valve prolapse, etc. T...

The number and activity of CD3+TCR Vα7.2+CD161+ cells are increased in children with ac...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2021.02.020
International Journal of Cardiology; Ozkaya M, Baykan A et. al.

Feb 25th, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is an autoimmune disease caused by group A β-hemolytic streptococci (GAS) and may develop into rheumatic heart disease (RHD). The pathogenesis of the ARF and RHD involves molecular mimicry and antibody-mediated mechanis...

Fast Five Quiz: Streptococcal Infection Clinical Keys
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/945705

Feb 17th, 2021 - Infection with Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as the group A streptococci (GAS), causes various diseases in humans. Millions of GAS infections occur worldwide every year, leading to an estimated 500,000 deaths each year. Invasive GAS illnesses...

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News  29 results

Fast Five Quiz: Streptococcal Infection Clinical Keys
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/945705

Feb 17th, 2021 - Infection with Streptococcus pyogenes, also known as the group A streptococci (GAS), causes various diseases in humans. Millions of GAS infections occur worldwide every year, leading to an estimated 500,000 deaths each year. Invasive GAS illnesses...

Wearable Potassium Monitor; Rheumatic Valve Disease Dilemma; BP in the VA
https://www.medpagetoday.com/cardiology/prevention/75136

Sep 16th, 2018 - The FDA gave AliveCor breakthrough device designation for an electrocardiogram-based test for hyperkalemia, similar to arrhythmia detection with its wearables. (TechCrunch) One of the most popular antibiotic classes is associated with a more than ...

Pediatric ENT Complaints: An Update
https://www.mdedge.com/emergencymedicine/article/128916/pediatrics/pediatric-ent-complaints-update/page/0/3

Jan 6th, 2017 - Treatment and Management Streptococcal pharyngitis is treated mainly to prevent the poststreptococcal complications of rheumatic fever, though it will not prevent poststreptococcal glomerulonephritis. Treatment of SP also facilitates resolution of.

Fast Five Quiz: Do You Know the Manifestations of and Best Treatment Practices for Streptococcal Infections?
https://reference.medscape.com/viewarticle/850471_6

Sep 2nd, 2015 - Streptococcus carriers are unlikely to spread the organism to their close contacts and are at very low risk, if any, of developing suppurative complications or nonsuppurative complications (eg, acute rheumatic fever). Continuous antimicrobial prop...

Group Updates Strep Throat Guidelines
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/34696

Sep 11th, 2012 - Action Points Note that the Infectious Diseases Society of America has updated its 2002 guidelines on the diagnosis and treatment of strep throat, including the sufficiency of a positive rapid diagnostic test in diagnosing the infection. Note that...

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