[Early diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis in paediatric practice: Validity of a rapid antigen detection test].

@article{Mateo2010EarlyDO,
  title={[Early diagnosis of streptococcal pharyngitis in paediatric practice: Validity of a rapid antigen detection test].},
  author={Gemma Flores Mateo and J. Alejandro Conejero and Elisabet Grenzner Martinel and Zeki Baba and Susana Dicono and Mildrey Echasabal and Concepci{\'o}n Gonzalo Santos and Arantxa Aliaga and Mar{\'i}a Barredo and Luis Huacuja Ruiz and Montserrat Carrau},
  journal={Atencion primaria},
  year={2010},
  volume={42 7},
  pages={356-61}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the validity of the rapid antigen test for the diagnoses of acute pharyngitis caused by group A beta-haemolytic Streptococcus (GABHS) compared with culture. DESIGN Observational study of a consecutive sample of paediatric patients. SETTING Two primary care centres (PCC) from the metropolitan area of Barcelona. PARTICIPANTS… CONTINUE READING