Lemierre syndrome, which is a severe suppurative complication of bacterial pharyngitis
, needs to be considered.
Even in the absence of these visual objective findings anyone could see the obvious swelling and deformity of a fractured limb or feel the fever of an acute bacterial pharyngitis
by touching the patient's skin.
2) With the availability of once-daily dosing and five-day regimens, (3) newer azalides such as azithromycin have become increasingly popular in the treatment of bacterial pharyngitis
in penicillin-allergic and nonallergic patients.
Improving diagnostic accuracy of bacterial pharyngitis
by near patient measurement of C-reactive protein (CRP).
The interpretation of throat cultures is less complicated than sputum cultures because viruses cause most cases of pharyngitis, and the primary cause of bacterial pharyngitis
is Streptococcus pyogenes.