Diagnostic criteria and efficient use of outpatient cultures.

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The authors conducted an eight-year longitudinal study to evaluate the effect of diagnostic criteria on efficient use of outpatient cultures. Efficiency was determined by monitoring alterations in culture use, yield (percent positive), and charges for four common ambulatory diseases: Group A streptoccocal pharyngitis; gonococcal urethritis and cervicitis… (More)

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