Streptococcal throat carriage in school children with special reference to seasonal incidence.

@article{Prakash1992StreptococcalTC,
  title={Streptococcal throat carriage in school children with special reference to seasonal incidence.},
  author={K. Kiran Prakash and A. Lakshmy},
  journal={The Southeast Asian journal of tropical medicine and public health},
  year={1992},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={705-10}
}
A number of studies on throat carriage of beta hemolytic streptococci (BHS) carried out during the years 1972-90 in urban and rural school children from low socioeconomic groups in the age group of 5-15 years in and around Delhi showed an overall carriage rate of BHS varying from 12.2%-64.3% depending upon the season and number of swabs taken. Group A was found to be the most predominant serological group (31.1%-62.6%). The T-typability was found to be 98.2%. The most prevalent T-patterns… CONTINUE READING

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