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Group A Streptococcal Pharyngotonsillitis

Volume 10 - Issue 3

Chyi Sen Wu and Kong Sang Wan*

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    • Department of Pediattrics, Taipei city hospital, Taiwan
    • *Corresponding author: Kong Sang Wan, Department of Pediattrics, Taipei city hospital, Renai branch, Taiwan

Received: October 13, 2018;   Published: October 24, 2018

DOI: 10.26717/BJSTR.2018.10.001941

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Group A streptococcus is the most frequently identified bacterium in children with acute pharyngotonsillitis (APT), although group B, C, F, and G have also been associated with APT. In Leao SC study higher APT incidence was observed in the female gender and tonsillar exudates was observed with group A and C predominant [1].

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