streptococcal sore throat


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Noun1.streptococcal sore throat - an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus
pharyngitis, raw throat, sore throat - inflammation of the fauces and pharynx
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
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Why only 3% individuals with streptococcal sore throat develop rheumatic fever (RF), and why only 50% patients of acute rheumatic fever (ARF) develop carditis--are a few of them.
The results of this study showed a 96% reduction in the incidence of streptococcal sore throat in the BLIS K12 group.
7-9] The study used a figure of 15% for the prevalence of group A streptococci in the pharynx; this means that only 1-2 of every 1 000 children/ year experience a group A streptococcal sore throat (1.