Tag: Strep Pharyngitis

Do Patients with Strep Throat Need to Be Treated with Antibiotics?

Background:¬†Streptococcal pharyngitis is a common presentation to primary care and Emergency Department physicians. Every year, 10 million patients in the United States are treated with antibiotics for pharyngitis. However, less than 10% of these patients actually have strep pharyngitis (Barnett …

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Infectious Disease