Re-evaluation of antibiotic treatment of streptococcal pharyngitis

@article{Baltimore2010ReevaluationOA,
  title={Re-evaluation of antibiotic treatment of streptococcal pharyngitis},
  author={Robert S. Baltimore},
  journal={Current Opinion in Pediatrics},
  year={2010},
  volume={22},
  pages={77–82}
}
  • R. Baltimore
  • Published 1 February 2010
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Pediatrics
Purpose of review Recently, recommendations from the American Heart Association regarding treatment of streptococcal tonsillo-pharyngitis were revised. This review provides the background for changes that were made in comparison with the group's 1995 recommendations. Recent papers on other issues relating to group A Streptococcus are also reviewed. Recent findings For antibiotic treatment of streptococcal tonsillopharyngitis the recommendations for injectable penicillin and for oral… Expand
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