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The History Score for Streptococcal Pharyngitis of Clancy et al

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

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Clancy et al developed a history score for evaluating patients with sore throat. The history score plus prevalence of streptococcal pharyngitis in the community can be used to estimate the probability of streptococcal infection, which can aid the treatment decision prior to knowledge of culture results. The authors are from the Medical College of Virginia.

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