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Prevention of Rheumatic Fever and Diagnosis and Treatment of Strep Throat

  • Revision of the 1995 statement on treating Group A streptococcal pharyngitis (strep throat) and preventing acute rheumatic fever.
  • Discusses most recent evidence for establishing the diagnosis of strep throat.
  • Gives updated antibiotic regimens for preventing first attacks (primary prevention) or recurrent attacks (secondary prevention) of rheumatic fever.

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