We obtained a throat culture
from only one of the infected drug users, because they had already received antibiotics for at least 1-2 days when they were identified by the microbiologic studies.
The surveyor observed that the throat culture
incubator was not set at the optimal 35 C but rather at 42 C, a temperature at which group A streptococci do not grow well 'if at all.
In the first case, a throat culture
could not be done because the patient had already received local antiseptic paint.
He had a positive throat culture
for beta-hemolytic streptococcus which was performed at the initial hospital, but we wanted to confirm the antecedent streptococcal infection and investigated the serum antistreptolysin O (ASO) titer.
Contract awarded for Throat culture
house one of the East environmental improvement construction
Vampire's Night Out,'' by Harley Poe: This artist came to us from local musician Aslan King, who tells us his new band, Throat Culture
, has a "sweet new song about Lovecraft and the Cthulhu mythos,'' but it isn't recorded yet.
The throat culture
result was negative 10 days after the patient's treatment.
If your child has a rash and the doctor suspects scarlet fever, he or she will usually take a throat culture
(a painless swab of throat secretions) to see if the bacteria grow in the laboratory.
4] The seven categories were thus: (i) empirical treatment with IM penicillin (Treat All); (ii) treatment based on a positive throat culture
(Culture All); (iii) treatment based on a symptomatic score of 2 using a modified WHO CDR (CDR 2+); (iv) treatment based on a CDR score of [greater than or equal to] 3 (CDR 3+); (v) treating those with a CDR score of [greater than or equal to]2, culturing those with CDR scores <2 and then treating positive cultures (CDR2+, Culture CDR negatives); (vi) treating those with a CDR [greater than or equal to] 3, culturing those with CDR scores <3 and treating positive cultures (CDR3+, Culture CDR negatives); and (vii) observation only (Treat None).
This, however, might lead to over-treating because it is difficult to reliably differentiate between acute and chronic infection from a throat culture
was taken and 1 gr of sulbactam-ampicillin three times per day and 2.
We conducted a study to define the sensitivity and specificity of RADT, using throat culture
results as the gold standard, in 100 emergency department patients who presented with symptoms consistent with streptococcal pharyngitis.