Current Rules to Determine Strep Throat in Children Not Accurate

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Current rules to determine strep throat in children not accurate
Current rules to determine strep throat in children not accurate
A new study indicates that current clinical prediction rules used by physicians to determine whether children have "strep throat" caused by group A streptococcal infection may not be accurate. Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections, but because there is overlap between symptoms of bacterial and viral pharyngitis, most clinical guidelines recommend microbiologic testing with a rapid antigen detection test or a throat culture.
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