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Research & Reviews 224 results
Journal of Clinical Microbiology; Taylor A, Morpeth S et. al.
Sep 23rd, 2021 - Background: Group A Streptococcus (GAS) causes significant morbidity and mortality in New Zealand and is responsible for invasive disease and immune sequelae including acute Rheumatic Fever (ARF). Early treatment of GAS pharyngitis reduces the ris...
European Heart Journal; Ramakumar V, Gupta A et. al.
Sep 17th, 2021 - Mitral valvular nodules of acute rheumatic fever masquerading as intracardiac mass.|2021|Ramakumar V,Gupta A,Goswami KC,Jagia P,Ramakrishnan S,|
BMJ Open; Ralph AP, Webb R et. al.
Sep 17th, 2021 - The absence of a diagnostic test for acute rheumatic fever (ARF) is a major impediment in managing this serious childhood condition. ARF is an autoimmune condition triggered by infection with group A Streptococcus. It is the precursor to rheumatic...
Cardiology in the Young; Bulbul L, Akyol MB et. al.
Sep 1st, 2021 - Acute rheumatic fever in childhood continues to cause serious morbidity despite all developments. The objective of this study was to evaluate the clinical and laboratory characteristics of patients with acute rheumatic fever and to determine the f...
Expert Review of Cardiovascular Therapy; de Loizaga SR, Beaton AZ et. al.
Aug 24th, 2021 - Rheumatic heart disease (RHD), a sequela of acute rheumatic fever (ARF), affects 40.5 million people worldwide. The burden of disease disproportionately falls on low- and middle-income countries (LMIC) and sub-populations within high-income countr...
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Circulation Gewitz MH, Baltimore RS et. al.
Apr 25th, 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...
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Feb 18th, 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...
Apr 3rd, 2018 - Nearly one third (32.9%) of hospitalized children received antibiotics prophylactically, and 51.8% of those children were given broad-spectrum antibiotics, according to findings published online March 22 in the Journal of the Pediatric Infectious ...
Sep 3rd, 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...
Amy Rothman Schonfeld
Apr 11th, 2012 - NEW YORK – Poststreptococcal reactive arthritis in a child means fewer cardiac sequelae and less need for prophylactic antibiotics, making it worth looking for when the obvious diagnosis seems to be acute rheumatic fever, according to Dr. Stanford.
VIENNA — A polymorphism in the gene coding for toll-like receptor 2 seems to constitute a powerful susceptibility gene for acute rheumatic fever, H. Hakan Aydin, M.