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Association between C-reactive protein rapid test and group A streptococcus infection in acute pharyngitis
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Methods: The multi-centre prospective cross-sectional study was conducted in 8 major cities of Pakistan between June 2012 and February 2013 and comprised patients presenting with acute pharyngitis
. The subjects were above 3 years of age presenting to primary care physician with sore throat temperature over 100.4F tonsillar exudates and/or cervical adenopathy (duration of symptoms less than 14 days).
"A study published in the American Journal of Medical Quality with regard to acute pharyngitis
[sore throat] found that MinuteClinic practitioners adhered to clinical guidelines in 99% of cases.
The symptoms of lethargy and fever, which we tend to associate with the disease process of acute pharyngitis
or tonsillitis, may actually be the cause and effect of dehydration.
Antimicrobial prescribing in the USA for adult acute pharyngitis
in relation to treatment guidelines.
due to GAS infection can be differentiated from a viral sore throat by the presence of high temperature (>38degC), swollen cervical lymph nodes, swollen tonsils with or without exudate (pus), and the absence of a cough or coryza (runny nose, etc.).
Update on the management of acute pharyngitis
The first problem that arises is with the definition of acute pharyngitis
. A spectrum exists from diffuse pharyngeal inflammation to inflammation localised to the tonsils.
According to the HAAD, acute pharyngitis
(throat inflammation) is the topmost reason for sick leave in the emirate.
Murazliev's lawyer Vika Kargabaeva reported that at the time of arrest he had been treated with a diagnosis of acute pharyngitis
In primary care settings, the common diagnosis made in children with respiratory symptoms are; sore throat (acute nasopharyngitis, acute tonsillitis and acute pharyngitis
), acute otitis media, acute sinusitis, common cold and acute cough/bronchitis.
is characterized by an inflammation of the oropharyngeal cavity and the surrounding lymphoid tissue) Inflammation manifests as pain of varying intensity.
Pediatric prescribing patterns for acute bronchitis, otitis media, and acute pharyngitis
were investigated as antibiotics are commonly prescribed for these predominantly viral upper respiratory tract infections.
Only one patient with EN was diagnosed with acute pharyngitis
, and the majority of tests for GAS were negative.