Short report: Can mouth swabs replace throat swabs? Cross-sectional survey of the effectiveness of rapid streptococcal swabs of the buccal mucosa.

@article{Kelly2007ShortRC,
  title={Short report: Can mouth swabs replace throat swabs? Cross-sectional survey of the effectiveness of rapid streptococcal swabs of the buccal mucosa.},
  author={Len Kelly},
  journal={Canadian family physician Medecin de famille canadien},
  year={2007},
  volume={53 9},
  pages={1500-1}
}
  • Len Kelly
  • Published 2007 in
    Canadian family physician Medecin de famille…
• Les frottis de la muqueuse buccale utilisant un test rapide de détection d’antigènes se sont montrés inefficaces. Streptococcal sore throat—group A β−hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis—accounts for 5% to 24% of patients complaining of sore throats, a frequent presentation in primary care.1 Several strategies for assessment of sore throat exist, including… CONTINUE READING