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Streptococcal Clinical Score of Wald et al for Group A Streptococcal Pharyngitis

Specialty:

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

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

A simple score based on clinical findings can predict a positive culture for Group A Streptococcus in pediatric patients with a sore throat. The study was done at the University of Pittsburgh and the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh in Pennsylvania.

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