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Strep Score for Predicting Streptococcus Pharyngitis

Purpose:

To evaluate an adult with a sore throat using the the strep score of Komaroff et al.

Specialty:

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

Objective:

clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

J02

Description:

Komaroff et al developed a clinical strep score for predicting the probability of streptococcal pharyngitis in an adult. The authors are from Brigham and Women's Hospital, Beth Israel Hospital, Harvard University and Rhode Island Group Health Association.

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