Experience of a Wyoming county streptococcal control project.

Figures from Natrona County, Wyoming, during the period 1957-1959 and from the Papago Indian Health Service in Arizona during the years 1970-1982 indicate that a vigorous control program targeted to school children that used throat culturing to detect group A streptococci and to recommend adequate treatment effectively lowered the incidence of first attacks… CONTINUE READING