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Research & Reviews  101 results

A highly-sensitive rapid test for the diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis: BD verito...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.109980
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology; Bulut ME, Kına N et. al.

Mar 20th, 2020 - The diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis is very important to prevent complications such as acute rheumatic fever. Throat culture is the gold standard method for the diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis, however, rapid antigen tests (RAT) have...

Clinical Features of Group A Streptococcus in Children With Pharyngitis: Carriers versu...
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002602
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Rick AM, Zaheer HA et. al.

Feb 10th, 2020 - Among children with pharyngitis who test positive for group A Streptococcus (GAS), 10%-25% are GAS carriers. Current laboratory methods cannot distinguish acute infection from colonization. We examined 2 separate longitudinal studies of children w...

Highly Sensitive Molecular Assay for Group A Streptococci Over-identifies Carriers and ...
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002293
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Tanz RR, Ranniger EJ et. al.

Feb 12th, 2019 - Timely, accurate diagnosis of group A streptococci (GAS) pharyngitis prevents acute rheumatic fever and limits antibiotic overuse. The illumigene group A Streptococcus assay (Meridian Bioscience, Cincinnati, OH) is a molecular test for GAS pharyng...

Rapid-onset rash in child
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/173687/dermatology/rapid-onset-rash-child/page/0/1
The Journal of Family Practice;

Aug 29th, 2018 - Diagnosis: Guttate psoriasis A diagnosis of guttate psoriasis was made based on the physical exam findings and the preceding group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal infection. This condition affects approximately 2% of all patients with psoriasis; it.

Group A Streptococcus Outbreak in a Canadian Armed Forces Training Facility.
https://doi.org/10.1093/milmed/usy198
Military Medicine; Hammond-Collins K, Strauss B et. al.

Aug 23rd, 2018 - Between December 2016 and April 2017, two cases of invasive Group A Streptococcus (GAS) infections were reported at a Canadian military training facility. An outbreak was declared and a field investigation was launched to characterize the outbreak...

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Guidelines  2 results

Empirical validation of Polish guidelines for the management of acute streptococcal pha...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2013.10.064
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology; Mazur E, Bochyńska E et. al.

Dec 2nd, 2013 - Group A Streptococcus (GAS) pharyngitis is currently the only commonly occurring form of acute pharyngitis for which antibiotic therapy is definitely indicated. Polish guidelines advocate the use of modified Centor score (MCS) to assess the probab...

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...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  113 results

Strep throat - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/strep-throat/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20350344

Dec 16th, 2020 - Diagnosis Your doctor will conduct a physical exam, look for signs and symptoms of strep throat, and probably order one or more of the following tests: Rapid antigen test. Your doctor may perform a rapid antigen test on a swab sample from your thr...

A highly-sensitive rapid test for the diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis: BD verito...
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.109980
International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology; Bulut ME, Kına N et. al.

Mar 20th, 2020 - The diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis is very important to prevent complications such as acute rheumatic fever. Throat culture is the gold standard method for the diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis, however, rapid antigen tests (RAT) have...

Clinical Features of Group A Streptococcus in Children With Pharyngitis: Carriers versu...
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002602
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Rick AM, Zaheer HA et. al.

Feb 10th, 2020 - Among children with pharyngitis who test positive for group A Streptococcus (GAS), 10%-25% are GAS carriers. Current laboratory methods cannot distinguish acute infection from colonization. We examined 2 separate longitudinal studies of children w...

Whooping cough - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/whooping-cough/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20378978

Oct 8th, 2019 - Diagnosis Diagnosing whooping cough in its early stages can be difficult because the signs and symptoms resemble those of other common respiratory illnesses, such as a cold, the flu or bronchitis. Sometimes, doctors can diagnose whooping cough sim...

Highly Sensitive Molecular Assay for Group A Streptococci Over-identifies Carriers and ...
https://doi.org/10.1097/INF.0000000000002293
The Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal; Tanz RR, Ranniger EJ et. al.

Feb 12th, 2019 - Timely, accurate diagnosis of group A streptococci (GAS) pharyngitis prevents acute rheumatic fever and limits antibiotic overuse. The illumigene group A Streptococcus assay (Meridian Bioscience, Cincinnati, OH) is a molecular test for GAS pharyng...

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News  5 results

When to Skip Cultures in Kids With Pharyngitis
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/883769

Aug 10th, 2017 - Can We Place Our Trust in 'Overt Viral Features'? It can be difficult to differentiate between viral and bacterial pharyngitis caused by group A Streptococcus (GAS), in part because of significant overlap in the symptoms and physical findings betw...

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.

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...

More Data Support Link Between Sudden-Onset OCD, Strep
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/21512/pediatrics/more-data-support-link-between-sudden-onset-ocd-strep
Michele G. Sullivan

TORONTO – A sudden, severe onset of childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder with tics should prompt a throat culture for group A streptococcus, Dr. Tanya Murphy said at the joint annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psych.

Check for Strep in Sudden-Onset Childhood OCD
https://www.mdedge.com/familymedicine/article/27269/mental-health/check-strep-sudden-onset-childhood-ocd
Family Practice News; Michele G. Sullivan

TORONTO — A sudden, severe onset of childhood obsessive-compulsive disorder with tics should prompt a throat culture for group A streptococcus, Dr. Tanya Murphy said at the joint annual meeting of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psych.

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Patient Education  4 results see all →