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Nine-Factor Streptococcal Pharyngitis Scorecard

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for streptococcal pharyngitis using the 9-item scorecard of Breese.

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics, severity, prognosis, stage

ICD-10:

J02.0

Description:

Breese developed a scorecard with 9 items to aid in the diagnosis of Streptococcal pharyngitis. The author was from the University of Rochester in New York.

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