Streptococcal pharyngitis: The carrier state, definition, and management

Robert R. Tanz, Stanford T. Shulman*

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A problem that persistently confuses pediatricians involves the patient whose throat harbors group A streptococci over a span of months to years. These patients have repeated instances of acute streptococcal pharyngitis, but most are carriers of chronic streptococcal pharyngitis.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)281-285
Number of pages5
JournalPediatric annals
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1998

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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