Hemolytic streptococci in Nashville school children.


Incidence and prevalence of hemolytic and group A streptococci were determined for 3,479 school children in Nashville, Tennessee from 1953-1954 through 1973-1974 inclusive. Of 53,827 throat cultures, 17.98% were positive for hemolytic streptococci and 12.87% for group A; 26.19% group A strains were typable. Types 6, 1, 12, 4, 5, and 3 were the most… (More)


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@article{Quinn1980HemolyticSI, title={Hemolytic streptococci in Nashville school children.}, author={Robert W. Quinn}, journal={Southern medical journal}, year={1980}, volume={73 3}, pages={288-96} }