Impact on antibiotic prescription of rapid antigen detection testing in acute pharyngitis in adults: a randomised clinical trial.


BACKGROUND Acute pharyngitis is one of the most frequent reasons for a GP consultation, and in most cases an antibiotic is prescribed. AIM To determine the impact of rapid antigen detection testing (RADT) to identify group A beta haemolytic streptococcus in acute pharyngitis on the utilisation of antibiotics and appropriateness of their use. DESIGN AND… (More)
DOI: 10.3399/bjgp11X572436

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