*Corresponding author:Kong Sang Wan, Department of Pediattrics, Taipei city hospital, Renai branch, Taiwan
Received: October 13, 2018; Published: October 24, 2018
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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 .