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Journal of the American Academy of Physician Assistants:
doi: 10.1097/01.JAA.0000433876.39648.52
Special Topics in Infectious Diseases

Diagnosis and management of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis

Borchardt, Roy A. PA-C, PhD

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ABSTRACT: Viral and Group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal (GAS) pharyngitis have overlapping signs and symptoms, but distinguishing between the two is critical to proper treatment. Antibacterial therapy is appropriate for GAS pharyngitis and may help prevent complications.

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