strep throat

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strep throat

n.
An infection of the throat caused by streptococcal bacteria and marked by fever, pain, and enlargement of lymph nodes.

strep′ throat′


n.
an acute sore throat caused by hemolytic streptococci.
[1925–30]

strep throat

(strĕp)
Infection of the throat caused by streptococcus bacteria. Symptoms include fever, redness of the throat, and inflammation of the tonsils.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strep 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
Translations

strep throat

n (esp US inf) → Halsentzündung f

strep throat

n. infección y dolor de garganta causados por un estreptococo.
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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.
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Predominance of beta-hemolytic Streptococcus (most often Group B) and absence of lactobacilli would be the only clues.

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